Kathmandu, 12 July : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that a new dimension was added to the bilateral ties between Nepal and India and Nepal and China and a new relationship based on equality was established during his premiership.
At an award ceremony organized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in Kathmandu,
PM Oli committed, "I will continue working towards magnifying/ communal amity, national unity and tolerance. I make sure I will not have a tainted image and I have zero tolerance for corruption."
''The motto of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' could be achieved through good-governance and development and expressed his confidence of creating a new history of good governance in the country, said PM Oli.''
Stating that the government was participating in the nation-building efforts vigorously, Oli asserted that the incumbent government formed in the people's mandate of two-thirds will function in compliance with laws, rules and regulations, the PM reaffirmed that the government will function securing goodwill and support from all the political parties.
According to him, the government was aware of the fact that no citizen should have to go hungry and left without their basic needs-clothing and shelter.
Hitting out at the comments on the communist government made by some leaders from the opposition party, PM Oli asked, "He who has struggled for democracy throughout his life and became the Prime Minister honoring the mandate of the people is a threat to democracy?"
Oli clarified that he was unfazed of the criticism and would not give in to any snide remarks as according to him, criticism were already thrown at him the moment he assumed office as the head of the government.