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
Massive fire guts property worth millions in Itahari
ITAHARI- Goods, raw materials and equipments worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.
It is said the fire suddenly broke out from the warehouse area of the industry where the ready-made goods are stored. Police have speculated that the fire started at 4 am when the industry had already closed and there were no workers inside.
The industry is owned by Bhanu Tibadewala. According the Shankar Thakur, the manager at the industry, the raw materials of doormat and important machinery at the industry have also been damaged in the inferno.
Nepal Army, the Armed Police Force and the Nepal Police personnel as well as the Itahari fire brigade made attempts to douse the fire after some time it started.
Fire trucks from Dharan, Inaruwa, Biratnagar, Duhabi and Sundarharaincha were immediately called into service thereby bringing the huge inferno under control and preventing further damage, said Shiva Kumar Shrestha, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Area Police Office Itahari.
He said the cause of the fire is not yet ascertained and the extent of damage is being assessed.Follow @gorkhapost