KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended greetings to all Nepalis on the occasion of Chhath, expressing hope that the festival would promote brotherhood, unity and spiritual bond among all Nepalis.
“Religious tolerance, social unity and lasting mutual relations are Nepal’s traditional culture,” PM said in his greeting, adding, “Nepal is a common place of multi-religion, multi-culture and multi-ethnicity.”
The PM said all the festivals celebrated by all the ethnic groups and communities have their own specialty. “Festivals of various communities and ethnic groups are important component of Nepal’s cultural identity,” PM Oli shared.
In his message, PM Oli said each community celebrating other communities’ traditions and culture would enhance mutual reconciliation and brotherhood among various ethnic groups, religions and communities.
The Chhath festival which is celebrated mostly in Tarai-Madhes by worshipping the Sun is gradually becoming popular in the hilly region too.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.