Kathmandu, May 10: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal expressed belief that the ‘Policy and Programmes’ presented by the government would contribute in strengthening democratic exercise to the local levels.
Speaking at the deliberation on Policy and Programmes at the legislature-parliament today, Khanal said, “I welcome and support the Policy and Programmes with a goal to hold local body election soon and spread democracy to villages and to people’s level.”
Khanal said the Policy and Programmes also envisioned transformation in the agriculture sector which he termed as the base of Nepal’s prosperity.
“The reconstruction work should move ahead in speed, this is people’s demand, the Policy and Programmes have come in a right manner in all perspectives,” Khanal said, adding “It is necessary to embark on a path of a three-pillar economy so as to achieve the goal of socialism.”
He said it had also highlighted the subject of national consensus in current scenario. “It is necessary that all should remain cognizant of the fact that Nepal’s interest lies in advancing its relations with China and India on basis of mutual interest and equity.”