President stresses selflessness, hard work for leadership

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has emphasied the need of selflessness and hard work in leadership for the country, amid a programme organised on the occasion on 5th International Day of the Girl Child at the Sheetal Niwas on Wednesday.

As many as 40 girl children had attended the programme--President with Girl Child--organised by the National Girls Network  Nepal at the President's Office today.

On the occasion, the girls had presented a model policy and programme endorsed by the Girls' Mock Parliament.

Speaking at the programme, Rabindra Adhikari, Chairman of the Development Committee of the Parliament, said that girls can lead the society and nation, if given opportunity. Therefore, they should be given equal opportunity, he stressed.

The International Day of the Girl Child is being marked on October 11 since 2011, organising different programmes.