Veep for libraries

KATHMANDU: Vice President Paramananda Jha on Friday underscored the importance of public libraries in building up an educated citizenry. Speaking at the fifth annual general assembly of the Society for Kathmandu Valley Public Library, VP Jha said, “We need educated people to ensure a country’s progress and libraries contribute a lot towards that end.” Jha also urged the government to revise its education policy and allocate sufficient funds for the establishment of more public libraries. — THT online