Time for our leaders to put national interest above self-interest – Prasad

Time for our leaders to put national interest above self-interest – Prasad

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 14/11/2020
National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad. [Image: rnz.com]

National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says this is a time for our leaders to put national interest above self-interest.

In his Diwali message, Professor Prasad says the bleak future and dark clouds of uncertainty due to a depressed economic environment that has been accelerated by COVID-19 pandemic can have catastrophic consequences on many, many thousands of lives of our people.

He says we know that many families are struggling to make ends meet, many have lost jobs and income and they understand their pain and suffering.

Prasad adds meaningful solutions that put the lives of people first must be the priority of any kind and caring government.

He says these are the virtues that Lord Rama preached and practiced and he put the interest of others above his.

Prasad further says they as national leaders must show the political will and capacity to dialogue with the ultimate aim of finding solutions through consensus. He says these are the virtues that we as a political party have demonstrated for the last 57 years adding they preached and practiced the virtue of talk, not force, of national interest before self- interest, and above all equality, dignity and justice for all our citizens.


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