POKHARA, May 6: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that prosperity and development would be achieved only through the collective efforts of the ruling and opposition parties.
Addressing an installation program of the newly-elected team of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Province No. 4 on Sunday, the former Prime Minister said that coordination was needed among all to achieve development, prosperity and stability in the country.
Saying that Maoist and UML formed an alliance, made common manifesto and picked joint candidates, he said that unity among the communist parties was the need of the nation.
The Maoist Chairman also said that he was with the media persons for the press freedom and recalled that two fold increment in public welfare advertisement, respect and prizes to senior journalists were initiated during his premiership.
Likewise, Federal Chairman of FNJ Govinda Acharya said rights were handed over to the province committees of the FNJ, adding that the FNJ would continuously struggle for journalists’ welfare and citizen’s rights.
On the occasion, Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment of Province No. 4 Bikash Lamsal, President of Minimum Wages Determination Commission Gangadhar Parajuli, Chairman of FNJ Province No. 4 Election Committee Surendra Thapa Magar and others expressed their opinions saying that role of media was vital for country’s development and prosperity. RSS