President, Vice-President extend greetings on Maghe Sankranti

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun have wished peace, prosperity, good health and happiness to all Nepalis' on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti and the Maghi festival.

Giving best wishes message on Maghi festival today, President Bhandari has wished the festive would help to maintain peace, harmony and unity in the nation rich in diversity.

"Various cultures and communities celebrate the Maghi festival with much fanfare as per their traditions," she said, adding that such festival would foster further harmony among diverse communities in the country.

Meanwhile, both the leaders stressed on preserving and promoting such festivals.

Nepalis' living throughout the world would celebrate the festival on Saturday.