Kathmandu: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai on Sunday praised and emphasised the role of academicians in the country having variations of castes, languages and cultures.
He made this statement in talks with office-bearers of the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama (NAMD), the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and the Rastriya Nachghar (Cultural Corporation) at the Nepal Academy.
On the occasion, the Minister directed all the institutions to submit reports of their achievements for the fiscal year 2019/20 within a week.
Likewise, the ministry secretary Kedar Bahadur Adhikari praised the Nepal Academy for promoting the country’s languages, cultures and literature.
Chancellor of the Nepal Academy Ganga Prasad Upreti, NAMD Chancellor Narayan Bhakta Shrestha, NAFA Chancellor Kanchha Kumar Karmacharya and the Rastriya Nachghar Chair Prem Nath Adhikari presented the respective organizations’ programmes for the current FY 2020/21.