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President Bhandari's tribute on Prithivi Jayanti

2022 Jan 11, 9:29, Kathmandu
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari

President Bidya Devi Bhandari said that we all were responsible to usher our country in the path of progress, which was built due to the sacrifice of our brave ancestors.

In a message on the occasion of the 300th birth anniversary of King Prithivi Narayan Shah, also National Unity Day, President Bhandari paid a heartfelt tribute to the late King.

Extending best wishes to everyone at home and abroad, Bhandari expressed her confidence that the day would encourage us all to fulfill the national aspiration of the 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' as well as to keep the national sovereignty, national unity intact.

The National Unity Day is observed in honour of late King Shah who unified Nepal some 250 years ago.

She asserted that Nepal always remained a sovereign country due to the glorious contribution of the patriotic forefathers. She said that the history had it that the king of Gorkha, Prithivi Narayan Shah, had contributed hugely in unifying the country geographically and emotionally.

Furthermore, President Bhandari viewed that the purpose of the unification bid was to build a strong country with an independent economy.

According to her, the unification of Nepal had laid a basis to forge stronger national unity by conserving the unique cultures, languages, and traditions of the country. "The insightful suggestions and messages by Prithivi Narayan Shah surrounding social, economical, and foreign policies are still relevant," said the President.


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