KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said that there is nothing like a ruling party or opposition when it comes to the nation’s prosperity.
“National development campaign does not belong to only ruling party, but it is a common journey. The campaign maybe led by the ruling party or me in the capacity of Prime Minister,” he said while addressing today’s parliamentary meeting.
“We want peace, stability and development. We can involve in a dispute as ruling party and opposition. But we cannot enjoy this facility as ruling party or opposition at this point of time. We should cooperate with each other.”
He also expressed his commitment to become a server for the people as the PM.
“I am not a PM only for PM nor was I elected to commit corruption. I will serve for the people, and will treat all the same,” he said.
He pledged to work for the welfare and aspiration of the people, while stressing the need for developing agriculture, trade, energy, and foreign aids for creating the base for the prosperity of the country.
The Prime Minister also expressed hope that all parliament members would give him the vote of confidence.
Saying that the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) have expressed commitment to the country and the people with electoral alliance, he said that his government would be accountable towards international community and expressed the determination to implement the issues mentioned in the common election manifesto.
The Prime Minister said that they would pay attention in making positive changes in people’s life, institutionalizing democracy along with socio-economic rights and respecting people’s devotion and faith.
He also expressed belief that they would move ahead to a journey to identify the path of economic prosperity along with social harmony by ending discrimination.Follow @gorkhapost
Dozen injured as police baton charge protesters
JUMLA — Police resorted to baton charge after intense protests from students and locals on Thursday in suuport od agitating Dr Govind KC at Karnali Academy of Health Science premises.
The government has prewpared to airlift Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a hunger strike at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla, adn sent a speicial team anf Nepal Army helicopter from Nepalgunf.
Protests then have erupted at the vicinity of the institution.
The Karnali province government official’s team had reached KAHS to make preparation to send Dr Govinda KC to Kathmandu for medical treatment, forcefully, if necessary.
Karnali CM and Law Minister were barred from seeing the agitating doctor by the students inside the hospital premises and were met with protest outside as they were exiting the academy.
Meanwhile, over a dozen students and doctors have been injured in the police lathicharge. Students as well as locals are protesting against the government’s move to airlift Dr KC to Kathmandu demanding the government to carry out talks and fulfil Dr KC’s demand in Jumla itself, before taking him to Kathmandu.
The security personnel have also misbehaved with the members of media and threatened to vandalise their equipment if they took photographs of the incident.
After dozens being injured, Dr KC has agreed to come to Kathmandu.Follow @gorkhapost