Seventh Republic Day being observed across the nation

Seventh Republic Day being observed across the nation

The country is organising varrious programmes to mark the seventh Republic Day on Thursday.

On the occasion, the government has urged high class officials, lawmakers, office bearers of constitutional bodies, and leaders of political parties to attend a special programme scheduled to be held at Army Pavilion, Tundikhel in the Capital.

The government has declared a public holiday today to mark the Republic Day.

On May 29, 2008, the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly, which was achieved following the historic movement of 2006, had ended the monarchy and declared Nepal a federal republic.

The government has urged every walk of life to celebrate the day with zest and zeal and make the day successful.

Earlier on the eve of the Republic Day, President Ram Baran Yadav had extended greetings to the country.

In his message, he said that a new constitution should be delivered with the stipulated time frame to take the country towards the path of development.

“The new constitution must focus on achieving national unity, sovereignty and social harmony,” Yadav said in his message.

It has been learnt that President Yadav is due to organise a tea reception at Sheetal Niwas today.

Likewise, Prime Minister Sushila Koirala had also extended his best wishes to all the Nepali people home and abroad on the occasion of the Republic Day. 

Source: THT