LALITPUR, June 29: Acting President of Nepali Congress has attended a paddy seedlings plantation programme at Dandathok of Lamatar in Lalitpur district on Saturday afternoon.
On the occasion, Poudel said that modernization and commercialization of agriculture was needed to take the country towards economic revolution.
Saying that agriculture, hydropower and tourism were bases of Nepal´s prosperity, Poudel added, “We will make Nepal a haven within 10 years through development of agriculture, hydropower and tourism.”
He also stressed for developing a new culture of respecting agriculture occupation by reversing the age-old wrong conception about agriculture and farming.
Poudel said Nepal´s poverty and unemployment should be ended through adoption of new technology and commercialization of agriculture.