Radio Nepal marks 60th anniversary
KATHMANDU, Apr 02, 2010 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The national radio of Nepal " Radio Nepal" marks its 60th anniversary on Friday.
On the occasion Radio Nepal organized special program at its premises in Singhadurbar in the capital Kathmandu.
During the program, Minister for Information and Communications Shankar Pokharel felicitated the winners of the music competition organized on the occasion.
Similarly, Minister Pokhrel felicitated the employees who completed 25 years of service for Radio Nepal.
The information minister praised the role of Radio Nepal in institutionalization of the democratic republic.
He also said that the contribution of Radio Nepal in bringing the revolution in communication is substantial.
Speaking at the same occasion, Director of Radio Nepal Tapa Nath Shukla said that Radio Nepal has been working for transmitting truthful news and unbiased views along with it bringing the social change.
Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, through his congratulatory message on the occasion of 60th establishment day of Radio Nepal, has admired the role of Radio Nepal in promoting patriotism and presenting the country's and its people's common feelings and beliefs.