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Provincial govt successful in creating hope: Province 1 CM Rai

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BIRATNAGAR : Province 1 Chief Minister (CM) Sherdhan Rai on Monday claimed that the provincial government has been successful in creating a sense of hope among the people for a better future.

He stressed the need for speeding up development programs as expected by the people in the days to come. He was speaking at an event organised in Biratnagar to mark the three years of the government by the Office of Chief Minister and Council of Ministers.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has adversely affected development projects, he claimed that there has been significant progress in education, health, social welfare, agriculture, industry and tourism.

The government is committed to implementing its goals of ‘clean, happy and prosperous province’ teaming up with the federal government’s goals of ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis’, he said.

He added that the Province Investment Authority has been constituted for promoting and mobilizing domestic and foreign investment in Province 1. The chief minister also shared that 45,189 jobs have been created in the province during the three years and that works were on for turning Biratnagar into the eastern aviation gateway of Nepal.

Stating that Province no 1 is in a situation of self-sufficiency in food grains, the chief minister reiterated that the provincial government was working with commitment  for disaster management and for the development of the information and communications sector, irrigation, water supply and sanitation and road transport.

He also extended best wishes to all citizens of Province 1 on the occasion of the province government’s completion of three years.

‘Goal of prosperity and development achieved’

Meanwhile, inaugurating the programme to mark the formation of the provincial government organised by the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers here today, Province 1 Chief Somnath Adhikari ‘Pyasi’ said the provincial government was moving ahead toward achieving the goal of prosperity and greater development.

On the occasion, the province chief also recalled the glorious history of the historic people’s movements, the armed struggle, sacrifices and dedication that the Nepali people participated in from time to time for the sake of protection of national interests, establishment of democratic republic and forward-looking change.

He reiterated that the province government was carrying out works with seriousness for making the national aspiration of ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’ successful. Province 1 Chief Pyasi said the province government has become successful in achieving encouraging progress and in creating a sense of hope for the future among the people despite the adverse situation brought in by the COVID-19 pandemic.



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