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PM Oli says he will give up his salary till the end of Covid-19 pandemic

File: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

Kathmandu, April 13

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli says he will not receive his salary as long as the impact of Covid-19 pandemic continues in the country.

In his message to the nation on the occasion of  New Year 2077 BS on Monday morning, Oli says his salary would be deposited in the government fund established to control the outbreak in the country till then. According to him, the Nepali society has a culture of giving up one’s possessions for the sake of the needy, and his move follows that.

The prime minister says all people should be united in distributing achievements of the country’s progress fairly, and it is also their duty to bear the cost of loss together as this global crisis can be overcome only with partnership and cooperation.

Oli also thanked other countries also for their support in Nepal’s fights against the coronavirus crisis.

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