Lahan, Aug 18 : Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that the government was moving ahead to lead the nation towards prosperity.
Addressing a programme organized in memory of Martyr Rambrikshya Yadav at Charnath Municipality-9 in Dhanusha on Saturday, PM Oli reiterated that the incumbent government was in the mission of ending poverty, unemployment and irregularities. The result to this end could be seen within five years.
The PM further said that his government will make maximum efforts for the holistic development of Province No. 2.
Prime Minister Oli shared that the government was forwarding the plans of constructing Nijgadh International Airport, east-west railway and Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track.
Similarly, process for establishing the industry village, preserving the religious sites and opening a medical college and university in Province 2 were being forwarded with top priorities, PM Oli added.
He also said that the government was introducing the programmes to create employment so that the trend of going abroad for employment could be stopped.
Prime Minister Oli, also the chair of ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) said that the province was contributing 16.2 per cent to the national GDP and programmes of irrigations and modernization in agriculture sectors would be forwarded soon to enhance the contribution to GDP from the province.
He also opined for increasing the agro products in Tarai so as to export the domestic products.
Prime Minster Oli shared that the government was working out to run the waterway in the Koshi River. ‘The national flag carrier ship will reach Kolkata to import and export the goods’, Oli said.
Prime Minister Oli committed to respecting the public verdict as they were elected for leading the nation on the way to prosperity therefore, all efforts will be made to materialize the dream of prosperity.
Speaking at the same programme, CPN Chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said that the government was working out to develop the nation. He added that the government will lead the nation towards the prosperity and the result could be seen in five years. He also claimed that the national prosperity was impossible unless, the Province-2 was prosperous.
Chair Prachanda argued that the government was developing an integrated development package targeting the Tarai.
Former Prime Minister Dahal added that construction works of postal highway would be intensified as the upgrading project for the same was initiated in his premierships. “The postal highway is the lifeline of the Tarai so its completion in time was incumbent government’s top priority.” Dahal said.
On another note, Chair Prachanda said that the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal joined the government after forging consensus on amending the constitution as per the relevancy and need.
He also said that the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal should join the government on the basis of same consensus forged with FSFN. He argued that linking hill, mountain and Tarai was the need of hour and all should join hands for the same.
Former PM Dahal argued that the government should correct the weaknesses to meet the aspirations of the public as they have a great expectation from the incumbent government. He said that the federalism was introduced in the country by crossing various obstacles and challenges thus; it should be saved from challenges.
Speaking at the same programme, CPN leaders and Ministers Matrika Yadav and Raghubir Mahaseth said that the government was committed to leading the nation towards prosperity. The both ministers are representing the federal government from Province-2.