Strengthening country’s economy will be first priority: Finance Minister Mahat

Kathmandu : Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said strengthening the country’s economy would be his first priority.

Minister Mahat shared, “The government is engaged in the preparation of a budget for the coming fiscal year. The main focus of the budget will be strengthening the economy.”

During the meeting with office-bearers of the Editors Society of Nepal today, he mentioned that the government’s Common Minimum Programme would be brought to the consensus of the ruling alliance parties.

The office-bearers of the Society congratulated and wished Minister Mahat for a successful term.

Society’s patron Kiran Vaidya, Chairperson Puru Risal, Senior Vice-Chair Pushpa Raj Pradhan, and General Secretary Shyam Kaji Dotel, among others were present on the occasion. (RSS)