Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Hikmat Kumar Karki/File Photo
BIRATNAGAR: Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Hikmat Kumar Karki, has said that the name of the province will not be changed.
He said the name of the province will not be changed immediately, as the name Koshi is a universally accepted name.
He also reminded that 90 percent of parliamentarians approved the name Koshi and added that for now there will not be any discussion on the name’s amendment.
He urged all to leave aside the issue of name and focus on the prosperity of the province.
Chief Minister Karki also said that the provincial government will give priority to agricultural modernization, tourism promotion and youth self-employment programs.