President Dr Ram Baran Yadav
He said that the country might fall in jeopardy if it fails to maintain national integrity and communal harmony.
Saying that the country is passing through a period of difficult political transition, Dr Yadav said possible dangers can be averted if this period is managed effectively.
He stressed on the need to finish off inequality and discrimination that exists in the country and work towards establishing civil supremacy.
In a meeting with a delegation of youths who came to the capital from all over the country to participate in a three-day National Youth Assembly at the President's Office, Shital Niwas, Friday, Dr Yadav said that all political parties, civil society and concerned stake-holders needs to be serious towards ending the political turmoil that is seen during the current transitional period.
He also called on all the political parties to remain vigilant towards conspiracies to finish off the gains of the people's movement and steadily work towards fulfilling the main responsibility of drafting the new constitution and take the peace process to its conclusion.
Calling the youths 'the champions of change', he said the young people of the country should also play a constructive role in giving a smooth outlet to the problem cropping up during the transition period.
"Youths should also be able to face any kind of challenges that may come while working for the development of the country," he said, adding that he is serious towards solving the problems of today's youths and promised that he would appeal to the government to resolve it.
Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar had the inaugurated the three-day programme Thursday.
Talking at the programme, Gachhadar had emphasized that the youths should be involved in constructive work towards development.
Similarly, Minister for Youth and Sports Ganesh Nepali said that the government is committed towards empowering youth.
More than 300 youths from different parts of the country are participating in the programme. nepalnews.com