BIRGUNJ: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday stressed the need for spreading the message of beautiful landscapes of plain, mountainous and hilly areas of Nepal to the world through films.
The President recognized the film fraternity as contributing to the development of the country’s cultural and language and pointed out its development.
She was inaugurating the ‘Nepali Film Golden Festival, 2076’ organized in Birgunj on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of Nepali Film Screening.
“Organized in the state rich in natural beauty and sitting in the lap of nature, this program has added to the development of the film fraternity. There is a need for all sectors to assist in the development of the film sector as it has increased the country’s pride,” she said.
President Bhandari stressed the need for the film sector to help eradicate social evils like witchcraft, child marriage, and dowry through movies.