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‘New budget will focus on infrastructure, education, employment’



Nuwakot, Feb 10: Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the upcoming fiscal year’s budget will focus on infrastructure development, skills generating education and employment creation.

Addressing a Lhosar cultural programme organized by the Tamang community at Tarakeshwor in Nuwakot district on Saturday, the Finance Minister said that the budget would give more emphasis on employment generation by boosting people’s income sources.

“Development could not take a pace for long in the past due to political uncertainties. Now, the target will be to make economy robust from development of infrastructure and employment creation through vocational and skills generating education if the resources and means permitted,” according to the Finance Minister.

He also expressed the confidence that development will take a speed as political stability was maintained in the country.

On the occasion, Finance Minister Mahat reiterated that the federal government has prioritized the development of Galchhi-Rasuwagadhi road and Tokha-Chhahare tunnel route. #Nepal