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गृहपृष्ठNepalNRNA expert conference: call for joint fight against COVID-19

NRNA expert conference: call for joint fight against COVID-19


KATHMANDU : Former Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that all three tiers of government are working in coordination to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking at the second world knowledge conference organized by the Non-Resident Nepalis Association on Saturday, he said the necessary budget has been allocated while quarantine and isolation centres are being managed.

Likewise, Nepali Congress leader Nabindra Raj Joshi suggested the government to work in a planned manner to revive the economy.

Founding Chairperson of NRNA Upendra Mahato said the government should support medium and small scale entrepreneurs and industrialists. The government should also do a survey to address the state of the economy during the pandemic.

Vice-chairman of National Planning Commission Dr Puspa Raj Kandel said that the knowledge, skills and vision of non-resident Nepalis should be used towards the development of the country.

Former Finance Minister of Cyprus Dr Michalis Saris said the countries that have developed their economic policy from the perspective of health are found to be doing good.

Various other speakers, including Dr Shobhakar Dhakal of the Asian Institute of Technology, former Ambassador Bhim Udas, Secretary at the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens Yam Kumari Khatiwada emphasized on the need for concrete steps to revive and revitalize the economy.





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