Government working on nation building, says Acting PM Pokharel

Biratnagar, October 25

Acting Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel has reaffirmed that the incumbent government was working for nation-building.

At a festival greetings exchange programme organised by Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Morang District Committee in Biratnagar, on the occasion of Tihar festival today, Pokharel said the government had formulated 380 new laws to enforce the new constitutions which, he believed would give an impetus to development works and good-governance.

Stating that the government was moving towards job creation in the country by promoting industrialism, Pokharel informed that government had already made a concrete move towards hydropower projects, increase in trade and modernisation of agriculture.

On a different note, Pokharel, who is also an NCP Secretariat member, clarified that unification between two leftist parties was the need of the hour and it was done to honour the need of the public rather than for serving petty interests of both political parties. Opining that the merger between the two leftist parties had taken the NCP to a new height, he expressed his confidence that the unity would further illuminate the future of Nepali people.

Similarly, speaking on the occasion NCP Co-chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal argued that if political parties could move ahead in the spirit of its principles, no force would beat the NCP. Dahal, also a former prime minister, said the party unification process was undertaken on the basis of ideologies, sentiments and international practice. He cited the instance of the Communist Party of China’, he asserted that China had achieved development due to internal unity and discipline.

Likewise, Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai of Province 1 said his provincial government was leaving no stone unturned to unleash happiness and prosperity for its people in the province.

Also, speaking at the programme, NCP Province-1 In-Charge Bhim Acharya underscored unity amonh those subscribing to the leftist ideology.