Economic revolution a must

Kathmandu, October 4:

Experts stressed on economic revolution to take advantage from China and India, the Southern and Northern neighbours that are taking giant leaps forward in economic growth.

“To take advantage from these rising economic super-powers, we must prepare economic agendas,” they said — at the launching of a special edition of Arthic Mimansha, a magazine published by Nepal Bittaya Sanstha Karmachari Sangha here in the valley today — adding that its also necessary to save the achievements of Peoples’ movement-II and sovereignty of the country.

Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat, while launching the magazine, said that economic revolution is a must to make a New Nepal. “We had enough of politics,” he said adding that Nepal must now concentrate on economic agendas.

“To save its political achievements, Nepal needs enough economic activities,” he said.

The magazine has interviews with economists and former finance ministers; articles on economic policies, money, banking and finance and profiles of banks.

Bir Bikram Rayamajhi, deputy governor of the Nepal Rastra Bank; Radhesh Pant, president

of Nepal Bankers Association; Rajendra Khetan, an industrialist and Student leader Gagan Thapa were among some of the speakers at the launching ceremony.