Nepal will graduate to middle income country by 2022: PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal will graduate to the status of a middle income country within 2022 as per the development goals of the United Nations (UN).

In a video message delivered on the occasion of New Year 2021, PM Oli said the country has made a leap in developing infrastructures related to transportation, bridge, stadium, education and other archeological heritages.

Comparatively Nepal has been successful in lessening the loss of COVID-19 in 2020, PM Oli said, urging one and all to remain secure while adopting the government-set health safety measures against the pandemic.

He further said Nepal is steering ahead to meet the national aspiration of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' and the stable politics is a must to achieve the mission. "We are continuously headed towards the path of realising the national aspiration in an honest manner", the prime minister claimed.

"We would move through the path of good governance and development by safeguarding and enabling the federal democratic republic and effectively implementing the constitution and social campaigns," he said in his new year's message.