By TRN Online, Kathmandu, May 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that peoples' vote for the ruling party would be respected only by maintaining political stability.
Presenting government's policy and programme for upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2020/21 at the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament- the House of Representatives (HoR) and National Assembly (NA)-, President Bhandari said that the plans and policies of the government could be implemented only through political stability.
"The economic loss incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic can be recovered but lives lost due to the virus can never be recovered. Thus, protection of lives is our utmost priority," said the President.
Stating that the government had become successful to control the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal with coordination of the government, citizens and all stakeholders, President Bhandari extended gratitude to all the frontline health workers, cleaners, security officials, ambulance drivers and other essential workers.
"Further alertness and unity among people is important to control and prevent the spread of virus," said President Bhandari, urging everyone to move forward with unity.