Developing Lumbini would ‘propel Nepal to peace and prosperity’

- Post Report, BHAIRAHAWA
Lumbini Buddihist University should be a leading institution in the world to spread knowledge of humanity and peace, says President

Dec 9, 2018-President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that development of Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, will help to take country to peace and prosperity.

Speaking at the 14th anniversary celebrations of Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU) here on Saturday, President Bhandari underscored the need to develop Lumbini as tourist and cultural place of the world. She also suggested making Buddhist circuit by connecting Lumbini, Tilaurakot and Ramgram.

President Bhandari said the LBU should be a leading academic institution in the world to spread knowledge of humanity and peace. She also expressed her hope that under construction Gautam Buddha Airport will ease the visit of international tourists in Lumbini.

Province 5 chief Umakanta Jha, the federal Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari among other dignitaries spoke at the event.

They opined that the university should play crucial roles to spread Buddha’s

philosophy and Lumbini in the world.

Published: 09-12-2018 09:01

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