Kathmandu, October 3: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala received Tika and Jamara from his 81 year old sister Aabha Devi Sharma during the auspicious hour at 10:15 am on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami today, the tenth day of Bada Dashain festival.
PM Koirala bestowed Tika and Jamara to his brother, sister-in-laws, nephews, and other members of his family and gave them blessings. The PM also gave Tika and Jamara to the employees of the PM’s office and gave them blessings.
On the occasion of the auspicious day of Vijaya Dashami, PM Koirala extended greetings to all Nepali brothers and sisters living in the hills, mountains and the Terai plain from Mechi to Mahakali, and the Nepalis living abroad wishing them good health, long life, happiness, peace, prosperity and progress.
The PM said that the country had embarked on a path of joy and prosperity in the backdrop of peace and stability achieved through the means of a democratic system.
Referring to the recent Power Trade Agreement between Nepal and India, and the Project Development Agreement reached with the Indian Company GMR by the Investment Board in connection to 900 megawatt Upper Karnali hydro power development project, PM stressed that the agreements had opened a door for proper utilization of Nepal’s natural resources.
PM Koirala underscored the need to provide employment for some 3 to 4 million Nepali youths working abroad and seek their involvement in the country’s development process.
The PM is giving Tika and blessings to the party activists and the members of the general public this afternoon from 2 pm to 4 pm.