Visiting UN Under-Secretary-General Acharya meets NPC vice Chair
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya, who is on a Nepal visit, today called on Vice Chairperson of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha at the Commission's Secretariat.
During the meeting, Dr Shrestha said Nepal has potentiality to pursue development at a fast pace if information technology is properly used for good governance and development by developing essential infrastructure in transportation.
He also said Nepal is gradually making achievements in power development and the progress could be enough in the next few years. "We have started many power projects. The progress is good. We will get enough of power in the next few years," he said.
UN Under-Secretary-General Acharya stressed the need for least developed country including Nepal to increase its efficiency in power and physical infrastructures.
He also underscored the need for highlighting the story of successes achieved by Nepal despite long political instability to the international level. RSS
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The return trip
It took us over five hours, drenched in rain, walking through treacherous ratomato sluggishly. It should not have taken more than two hours in a normal day. It was the cruellest irony that no sooner did we reach Panchkhal and sat at the Pipal Chautari to rest, than the bus we had left behind, arrived with people in the bus bursting with laughter on seeing us.
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I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.