Media Role Stressed For Civic Awareness

Minister for Communications and Information Technology Parbat Gurung has said that the media should work to aware the people below the poverty line and those living in the remote areas.

At a virtual programme organized by Human Rights Journalists Association (HURJA) today, Minister Gurung said that the media and civil society should play leading roles in making the country human rights-friendly.

Saying that the government would always respect the integrity of journalism profession, the Minister viewed that the media has a key role in making human rights-friendly Nepal.

Urging to make the government campaign of digital country a success, Gurung emphasized to materialize the state’s commitment to Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis.

On the occasion, Minister Gurung, who is also the government spokesperson, pledged to establish cooperation and coordination with all agencies to make the state robust.

Likewise, former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha argued that the issues mentioned in the constitution should be translated into practice while calling for an equal distribution of means and resources in federalism.

Also speaking at the same programme, President of Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Federal Parliament Krishna Bhakta Pokhrel said that all the laws prepared for implementation of federalism should be brought in practice.

Similarly, Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa admitted that implementation of federalism was not yet effective while saying that the province governments were not able to work in a competitive way.

Furthermore, Swiss Ambassador to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller shared about Swiss cooperation in Nepal for implementation of federalism and human rights.

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