Province name will not change: Chief Minister Karki

Published On: March 19, 2023 09:03 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MARCH 19: Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Hikmat Kumar Karki, has said that the name of the province will not be changed. Speaking at an event in Rumjatar of the district on Sunday, he said the name of the province will not be changed immediately, as the name Koshi is a universally accepted name.

He also reminded that 90 percent of the parliamentarians approved the name Koshi and added that for now there will not be any discussion on the name's amendment. He urged all to leave aside the issue of name and focus on the prosperity of the province.

On the occasion, Chief Minister Karki said that the provincial government will give priority to agricultural modernization, tourism promotion and youth self-employment programs.

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