UML unveils manifesto for local polls

- Post Report, Kathmandu

May 1, 2017-Main opposition CPN-UML has unveiled its election manifesto for the local level elections two days prior to the filing of candidacy on Monday.

CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli unveiled the election manifesto prepared by a committee under leader Bamdev Gautam amid a special programme at party headquarters in Dhumbarahi.

The main opposition has prioritised developmental projects in its manifesto and sought to continue the programmes introduced by former Prime Minister Manmohan Adhikari and KP Sharma Oli.

The party manifesto proposes of establishing the country as a competitor in the markets of developed countries within 10 years adding that the party would work to increase the citizen’s per capita income to over $10,000.

The manifesto also mentions of producing 57,000 mega watts of electricity through hydro power, bio energy, hydrogen energy and solar energy.

Likewise, the UML manifesto also says that a modern speed-railways network would be constructed along the Pushpalal highway.

Similarly, the manifesto also mentions that the party has concluded to develop water routes to operate Nepali flag carrier sea vessels in every ocean.

Published: 01-05-2017 15:44

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