Three-tier elections on slated time: Minister Basnet

KATHMANDU: Minister for Information and Communications Mohan Bahadur Basnet has said the three-tier of elections would be held on slated date for the effective implementation of constitution.

Speaking at a programme organised on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of Educational Consultancy Association of Nepal today, Minister Basnet said that the constitution would come into full implementation after the third phase of local polls and provincial and parliamentary elections.

He also stressed that the constitution would be amended as per the need as it is a dynamic document.

"The country would be economically prosperous after the implementation of constitution," said Minister Basnet stressing tat education should be service-oriented and not business-oriented.

He argued that future of Nepal would be bright if all Nepali students who were abroad for study came back to serve nation.

Similarly, Chairperson of Nepal Lecturers' Association Rameshwor Upadhyay, Vice-President of Nepal Chamber of Commerce Gyanendra Ratna Tuladhar, Chairman of Nepal Guardians Association Keshav Puri and ECAN President Prakash Pandey expressed their view in the event.