May 16: Chief Minister of Gandaki State, Prithvi Subba Gurung has stressed the need to tap cultural assets of the country for tourism promotion.
Chief Minister Gurung, said that the Proper utilization of culture would help sustain our livelihood and prosperity. While inaugurating the program organized by Ghumte Cultural and Natural Protection Forum Galkot Municipality-10 Pandabkhani.
Gurung further noted that the State government has set a target to construct motorable and suspension bridges in all needy areas of the State within coming five years.
It was a serious thing for the resource and culture-rich country to rely on foreign aid, he said, underlining the need of exploring mines including copper and iron for economic transformation.
It is skill proficiency certificate rather than the educational one which helps the campaign to alleviate poverty, he asserted, adding the need to transform the education into technical education for poverty reduction.