Kathmandu, August 3: Nepal Communist Party Senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has stressed on the eradication of corruption for the development of the country.
Speaking at an award distribution ceremony organized by Hem-Sarita Foundation in Kathmandu today, Leader Nepal said financial irregularities and corruption are the main obstacles in the development of the country.
Stressing on the need of adopting transparency and honesty among all, Leader Nepal added that the lone efforts of the government are not enough to check corruption.
Meantime, Journalist Shiva Gaule was honored with Tanka Prasad-Ramadevi Pathak Journalism Award carrying cash of two thousand US dollar for advocating good governance and making people aware. Likewise, Chandra Bhandari and Debika Gharti Magar were awarded Encouragement Award carrying US $500 cash.
On the occasion, singer J B Tuhure was also awarded Hem-Sarita Pathak International Music Award carrying the US $ 1000.