MUGU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has addressed the nation on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2075 from Rara Lake on Saturday. For this, on Friday Prime Minister Oli left Mugu district from Kathmandu.
Addressing the nation, PM Oli said the new government is committed to developing and raise the country to new height. He stressed the need for filling the gap between the rich and poor people to develop the country.
The PM further reiterated that the significant role played by people in bringing democracy and federal republic respectively in the country saying, “The government will formulate policy and programmes in coordination with local level and provincial government”
PM Oli is accompanied by Minister of Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister of Defence Ishwor Pokharel and Minister of Tourism Rabindra Adhikari for the inauguration of the event in Mugu.
He is scheduled to inaugurate Karnali-Rara Tourism Year-2075 BS later. The cabinet meeting of Karnali Province on March 10 decided to observe the Nepali New Year as Rara-Karnali Visit Year-2075.
The Karnali province government has requested all domestic and international tourists to visit Rara once in a lifetime to experience natural beauties of Karnali.
A Cabinet meeting of the province was held on Friday where the ministers raised issues of connectivity in the region through construction of international airport and road system, Giriraj Mani Pokharel said.
PM Oli also launched the School Admission Campaign too from Mugu today itself. He had visited Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve in Baglung before arriving in Dolpa on Friday evening.
The PM decided to visit the province after Karnali Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi formally invited him for the inauguration of the event.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.