Nepal | August 20, 2019

‘Poverty will end in five years’

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, September 8

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said that poverty would be eradicated in next five years.

Addressing an annual general assembly of Oli clan in Baluwatar, the prime minister said Nepal was endowed with abundant resources and there was no reason for the people to remain poor. He also said that people were poor due to wrong policies of the past governments.

The prime minister said that some people were worried that now the country was heading towards development and prosperity, but they could not obstruct the process of development. “We are committed to heralding changes in the country,” he added.

The PM also said that the government was committed to controlling corruption. PM Oli, his father Mohan Prasad Oli and PM’s wife Radhika Shakya were felicitated at the programme.

A version of this article appears in print on September 09, 2018 of The Himalayan Times.

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