Remarkable achievements made in health, education sectors: PM

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that remarkable achievements have been made in the areas of health, education and technology since the restoration of democracy in the Country.

Addressing the first convocation ceremony of the Far Western University at Bhimduttanagar, Kanchanpur on Saturday, the Prime Minister remarked that Nepali graduates have succeeded in acquiring better job opportunities in various countries.

Recalling the initiations of locals in the establishment of University, Deuba stressed on the need to produce quality, competent and moral human resources.

Also speaking on the occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha said that the government was committed to guarantee accessible education to all recognizing it as the sine qua non of human rights.

Although 282 students from five streams including science, management and humanities were eligible for the convocation, only 120 attended the convocation ceremony.

Likewise, Senior Ophthalmologist Dr Ram Prasad Pokhrel was awarded the honorary Ph. D. degree by the University.