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Prez, Veep, PM extend Sonam Lhosar wishes

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
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Kathmandu, February 9

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes to all Tamang sisters and brothers at home and abroad on the occasion of the Sonam Lhosar, the greatest festival of the Tamang Community.

In a message of best wishes today, the president wished the people from the Tamang community peace, happiness, prosperity, good health, fraternity and progress on the occasion of the festival.

“May this day inspire all the Nepali citizens to maintain fraternity, mutual harmony, tolerance and goodwill and ultimately head towards prosperity, promoting cultural diversities, the speciality of the country,” the President said.

Meanwhile, Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun expresses his hope that this festival would help promote mutual harmony, tolerance and fraternity, inspiring all the Nepali citizens to walk on the path of progress and prosperity based on mutual consent and cooperation.

Likewise, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to all the people from Tamang community on this occasion.

“The country is characterised by diversities in language, culture, lifestyle and religion and unity in diversity and national sovereignty is our common identity,” the prime minister said, adding this type of cultural festivals being celebrated since the past will help further promote mutual intimacy, fraternity, unity and goodwill.

‘May this festival inspire us to contribute to strengthening national sovereignty, integrity, social harmony, peace and democracy’.

In a similar message, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Anandra Prasad Pokhrel has wished the Tamang people happiness, peace, prosperity and progress.

A version of this article appears in print on February 09, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.

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