Constitution strengthens unity of non-resident Nepalis, says DPM Thapa

KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa, on Friday said that the Constitution has strengthened the unity of non-resident Nepalis including their social and cultural identity.

Speaking at the 7th International General Assembly and the Global Conference of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) here in the Capital today, DPM Thapa said that NRNS have important role to play for social, economic and political transformation in the country.

He said the NRNA has been taken as an excellent crusader of economic diplomacy of the country and an environment has been created for investments after promulgation of the Constitution.

DPM Thapa said that the contribution of NRNA for economic and social development of the country through its members' knowledge and skills is highly evaluated.

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Speaking at the function, President of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Pashupati Murarka, urged protesters to end the general strike and protest as such activities were ruining economic activities in the nation at the time the economic sector had already faced a huge crisis due to the devastating earthquake.

Similarly, NRNA Chairperson Shesh Ghale said the Association would partner for the reconstruction of the quake-damaged structures in the country.

The NRNA founder chairperson Upendra Mahato said that there would be no meaning of success acquired by Nepalis unless the nation got success and prosperity.

Over 1,500 NRNA members are participating in the conference.