Kathmandu, April 30 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has that Gautam Buddha remains a symbol of pride for all Nepalis, as he made a huge contribution to human welfare after being born in Nepali territory.
In a message today on the occasion of 2562nd Buddha Jayanti, he said that that the enlightenment achieved by Gautam Buddha, the profounder of world peace is equally relevant today. “It is because Buddha’s view showed the path to non-violence, harmony and human welfare that they are so popular around the world today,” he said.
The Prime Minister also wished that the day inspire us all to move ahead by internalizing the spirit of global fraternity of Buddhist religion.
Also today, in a message of best wishes on the occasion of Ubhauli, the greatest festival of the Kirant community, Prime Minister Oli has said that Kirant is rich in various norms and values and culture, while the festival also carries great cultural and social significance in the country.
He has also wished good health, long-life, peace and prosperity to all the Kirant brothers and sisters inside and outside the country.