'Education key to development': Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal


The Rising Nepal

Kathmandu, October 29 : Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that education is key to development and prosperity. 

Nepal, who is also a senior leader of the ruling Communist Party Of Nepal (CPN), expressed the view that educated citizens alone would contribute to the overall development of the country. 

Speaking at the foundation stone-laying ceremony of Shree Kalikasaran Secondary School Iocated at Jaharsing Pauwa village Of Shankarapur Municipality-3 in Kathmandu district on Monday, leader Nepal said that hard work and dedicated efforts would be needed to lead the nation to the path of development. 

Being built with the financial support of Jeollanamdo Offce of Education, South Korea through the Um Hong Gil Human Foundation (UHGHF), the school will have 10 child friendly classrooms 14 room hostel with all the modem facilities. a multi-purpose hall and separate toilets boys and girls. 

The construction work of the new infrastructure will be completed by 2020. Similarly, renowned South Korean alpinist aud social worker Um Hong Gil said that he was happy to staff constructing excellent education infrastructure for the needy people Of Shankarapura. 

Um called on the local students to dedicate themselves to their studies and come up with a dream for their future. 

He informed that his organisation has so far completed construction of 14 schools in different parts of the country and a hospital in Namche Bazaar. An estimated 43 million will be spent for this school project. 

Addressing the function, Superintendent of Jeollanamdo Office of Education Jang Suk-Woong said that the school would be a testimony for enhancing relations between the people Of Shankarpur and Jeollanamdo. 

According to him, the students and teachers under Jeollanamdo Office of Education of Education had already started raising funds for the school project. His office would also contribute for the project. 

A team of about 90 students, teachers and education officials from Jeollanamdo of South Korea were present at the foundation stone-laying ceremony. 

School management committee's chairperson Madan Waiba and 10th-grade student Phulsani Nesur hoped that the new education infrastructure would help upgrade the quality of education of the school.