Prez, PM extend best wishes on the occasion of Constitution Day
September 19, 2018 09:05 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli extended best wishes to fellow citizens on the occasion of Constitution Day and National Day 2075.
President Bhandari said it was a matter of happiness for all to have an environment conducive to prosper democratic political system of Nepal through constitutional roadmap. She said that the Constitution has envisaged creating an equitable society based on social justice with a goal to develop a socialism-oriented economy.
“I think it is the timely need for all the actors including people-representative institutions, political parties, state organs and entire Nepali people to embrace the letter and spirit of the Constitution to expedite socio-economic development”.
Prime Minister Oli expressed deep tribute to the martyrs who laid down their lives and also owed heartfelt gratitude to entire people of the country for their substantial contributions to bound the country to rule of law.
He said that the consitution, which was framed through the Constituent Assembly after a seven-decade long wait not only fulfilled people’s aspiration and optimism but also included principles and values.
“Asoj 3, the day when the Constitution was promulgated, is the very significant day in the history of modern Nepal”, reads the message. “We celebrate the day with much fanfare across the country”.
Prime Minister Oli has said that the Constitution has guaranteed fundamental rights and freedom to all citizens without any discrimination.
The Constitution has established constitutional supremacy and competitive multi-party governance system, he said, adding that it ahs also enshrined periodic election, human rights, rule of law, separation of power with checks and balances and independent judiciary. RSS