Kathmandu, June 11
Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai on Monday said that the government would focus on expediting the process of economic development and prosperity.
To expedite the pace of economic development and prosperity of the country, the government will forward projects of economic development and prosperity continuously despite the political volatility, Prime Minister Dr. Bhattarai said.
He made the remarks at a meeting with carders of the UCPN-Maoist at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar today.
While the opposition parties are allying against the government to restrict it from introducing new budget for the fiscal year 2012/13, the Prime Minister is determined to implement his plans of economic development despite political uncertainty.
During the meeting with cadres, Premier Dr. Bhattarai said that the government was fully committed to accelerate the activities of economic development and prosperity and urged the party rank and file to support the same; Prashanta Lamichhane aide of the Prime Minister quoted him as saying.
He said that there will be no dearth of resources for the projects of national pride declared by the government, and clarified that the government has focused its attention on completing such projects within the stipulated timeframe.
Saying the Investment Board was formed for the development of the country, the Prime Minister said that the government was effortful in attracting investments from home and abroad for such projects.
He added that the Investment Board was instructed to give continuity to the works of attracting national and international investments.
He expressed the commitment that there will be no slowing down on economic agendas at any expense.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister inspected the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project located at Lamabagar of the Dolakha district.
The government has declared the 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project as a national pride project.
During his inspection, the Prime Minister visited the dam site, headrace tunnel and other construction works of the project.
Talking briefly to journalists after the visit, he pledged that the government will leave no stone unturned to complete the project on time.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Narayankaji Shrestha, secretary at the PM’s Office Lilamani Paudyal, and other officials.