KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has expressed his hope that the nation will find the path of prosperity and stability after the three-tier elections.
In his address to a function organized to mark the 24th anniversary of the Reporters’ Club Nepal here today, he said people would have their enthusiastic participation in the three-level elections and observe it as a mega festival. “We will conclude the elections as a mega festival,” the government spokesperson said, adding that the government was serious about the election credibility and holding it freely and without any fear.
As he said, all political parties should have a common resolution and concerted efforts to realize the people’s aspirations for a prosperous Nepal.
“We have guaranteed press freedom in the Constitution,” he said, adding the incumbent government was always conscious of the protection of press freedom.
He hoped that the Club would play a role for further enhancement of free press and the freedom of expression as well as civic supremacy.
Sharing the government's plan of developing Nepal as the richest country in entire Asia in the next 10 years, the minister said the government was moving ahead accordingly.
Now onward, we must have a common resolution, that is to take the country toward democratic stability and prosperity. Let’s unite for it.”
The government spokesperson on the occasion took time to make it clear that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s India visit beginning tomorrow (Friday), would contribute to further consolidating the bilateral ties.