Kathmandu, Apr. 14: Speaker of House of the Representatives (HoR) Agni Prasad Sapkota has extended best wishes to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2079 BS.
In his message, Speaker Sapkota expressed his confidence that the New Year would inspire all Nepalis to optimally practice democracy and embrace constitutional values and principles. Stating that the year 2078 BS passed through various topsy-turvy moments and taught us several lessons, Sapkota viewed that it also made us hopeful for the future.
Terming the New Year to be an 'Election Year', the Speaker argued that the upcoming May 13's local election and other provincial and federal elections would allow citizens to exercise their franchise and put the leadership of political parties through the test.
He was hopeful that there would be coordination and collaboration among the political parties to bring about positive changes in the living standards of the citizens and to take forward the country towards positive changes.