Three-tier elections on slated time: Minister Basnet

Nepali Congress rift

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said that the three-tier of elections would be held on slated date for the effective implementation of constitution.

At a program organized on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of Educational Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN), Communications Minister Basnet said the constitution would come into full implementation after the third round of local-level election, provincial and parliamentary elections.

He stressed that the constitution would be amended as per the need as it is a dynamic document.

Minister Basnet said, “The country would be economically prosperous after the implementation of constitution,” stressing that education should be service-oriented not business-oriented.

The Communications Minister argued that future of Nepal would be bright if all Nepali students were abroad for study came back to serve nation.

Similarly, Chairperson of Nepal Lecturers’ Association, Rameshwor Upadhyay, Vice-President of Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Gyanendra Ratna Tuladhar, Chairman of Nepal Guardians Association, Keshav Puri and ECAN President Prakash Pandey, expressed their view that the government should create working environment to those Nepali students perusing higher education in abroad to return to the country. RSS