Kathmandu, Feb 8: President Ramchandra Paudel has said that corruption-free society and good-governance is a main basis for development.
Addressing a prize distribution programme organized by Min Kumari Rana Foundation at the Office of the President on Thursday, the President said happiness in the face of poor, marginalized and backward people and communities could be ensured from the lasting peace, development and good-governance.
The President viewed that services to the people and society should be our main target though politics was more dominant in the past.
“Prizing and honouring the personalities for their contributions to the different sectors in the society could encourage the future generation to do good deeds,” the President shared.
On the occasion, President Paudel believed that the Foundation would work by implementing special programmes for the welfare and promotion of marginalized class and sectors in coming days.
Likewise, President Paudel recalled the contributions made by late Min Kumari and her family for Nepal’s democratic movement.
He also expressed satisfaction for the proactive roles of the Foundation in the areas of human rights, press freedom and democracy, education, health and sports.
During the event, democratic leader Lekhnath Neupane was honoured with ‘Min Kumari Prajatantra Senani Samman’, senior journalist Kishore Nepal with ‘National Journalism Prize’ and Prakash Thapamagar with ‘National Sports Prize’. President Paudel gave away the prizes to the recipients. #Nepal