KATHMANDU: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has extended his best wishes for the continued prosperity of the nation as well as for the happiness, peace and good health of all the Nepalis on the occasion of the Vijaya Dashami festival.

Noting Nepal is a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, multi-religious, multi-cultural and a geographically diverse secular country, the Vice President in his message of best wishes stated that the constitution has guaranteed the right to protect and promote all religions and cultures.

He has also expressed the confidence that the recently held local level elections and the elections to the Federal Parliament and the State Assemblies going to be held on November 26 and December 7, 2017 in course of implementing the constitution would propel the country towards the journey of economic prosperity.