MUGU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli gas said that the government’s commitment to making the nation prosperous.
Addressing the nation from the shores of Rara Lake of remote Mugu district of Karnali Province on the first day of the Nepali New Year 2075 BS on Saturday, Prime Minister Oli has spoken of an unprecedented opportunity at hand to herald economic development and prosperity in the country.
Wishing good health and prosperity to the Nepali brothers and sisters on the occasion of New Year 2075, PM oli said the government remains competent in resolving the country’s problems.
“Following the success of the elections, our country Nepal has been able to establish a new standard in the democratic exercise,” PM Oli said adding further “The history has provided us with an unprecedented opportunity for economic development and prosperity.”
Stating that the year 2074 stood out as an important year for political achievement, the PM noted that the country received pro-people, democratic, patriotic, progressive and pro-development government with the end of political transition last year.
Prime Minister Oli also vowed to put the backward Karnali Province on board the country’s development process and urged for support from all stakeholders and public to achieve the government’s goal.
Focusing mainly on the commercialization of agriculture, access to education and health for all, promotion of tourism and herbal products and ending discriminatory social traditions in Karnali and across the country in his speech,the Prime Minister went on to add that a new phase of stability has emerged in course of the successful implementation of the constitution following the conclusion of the three tiers of elections.
“Nepal will be built and it should be built. Yes, there is a term and period for everything. There is a limit for a man’s knowledge and capability. But there are no limits for honesty and no set term for faith. There is no need for alternate training for anyone to work with sincerity and dedication,” PM Oli insisted.
He also underlined the determination to develop close relations with the neighbouring countries, friendly nations and the international community by keeping the national interest at the centre stage.
The PM stressed further that a country does not become big or small compared to other countries on basis of shape, demography and economy rather it is based on the subject of sovereignty.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