Kathmandu, Dec. 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished that Christmas, the great festival of the Christians, inspired all to build a peaceful and prosperous Nepal by promoting fraternity, love and unity among the Nepalis.
In a message given on the occasion of Christmas today, she extended hearty best wishes to all the Christian Nepalis within the country and abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity, good health, mutual goodwill, unity, brotherhood and continued progress.
"May the Christmas give inspiration to build a prosperous Nepal in the same way we are united in celebrating this festival," the President stated in the message.
The festivals that are observed in our country, which is rich in religious and cultural diversity, have been making important contribution to maintaining social unity, harmony and religious tolerance by providing the opportunity for social and family get-together and exchanging happiness and exuberance. It is our collective responsibility to make the unity and goodwill that is fostered on such occasions sustainable and stronger, the President's message further reads. RSS