President, PM extend Workers Day wishes

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all working Nepalis on the occasion of the International Workers Day on Sunday. The President has also expressed her respect to all the workers who have contributed their labour and skills to the nation.

Issuing a greeting message on the occasion of May Day, President Bhandari said that Nepal’s Constitution guarantees the right to employment to all citizens and ensures fair wage and contribution-based social security to every worker.

“In order to build a socialism-oriented economy based on justice and equality, it is our responsibility to implement these constitutional provisions and ensure that they benefit the working people,” she said.

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, in a separate message, noted the important role played by the working class and the sacrifices they made to usher in democratic republican system we have in the country today. He also took the occasion of the 133rd International Workers Day to express his sincerest appreciations to all the workers of the country.

Informing that the Government of Nepal was celebrating May Day this year with the slogan “Dignified Labour, Secure Employment: The Basis for Development and Prosperity,” Prime Minister Deuba stated that production and productivity could only be increased by making the work and life of the working class, which is an important driving force of the country’s socio-economic sector, dignified. International Workers Day is marked across the world on May 1 every year.

Source : TRN,