Minister Sharma stresses on preserving heritages across villages
KATHMANDU: Minister for Education Dinanath Sharma has said the country will take a momentum in development if we make Nepal’s heritages which are in the villages of Nepal, known in the world by internalizing the objectives of UNESCO which is active in protection and promotion of heritages all over the world.
Minister Sharma, who is also the chairman of the Nepal National Commission for UNESCO, on the occasion of the 24 th general convention of the Commission said we should search and protect Nepal’s new heritages that are well known in terms of historical, religious and cultural point of view and that the sectoral programmes on education, science, social science and culture and IT should be made effective.
Nepal Academy Chancellor Bairagi Kainla suggested for bringing special programme for protection of innumerable heritages of historical importance.
UNESCO representative for Nepal Axel Plathe said the intellectuals and concerned sides should be sensitive for the development of heritages as Nepal’s most heritages in the world heritage list are very important.
Commission General Secretary and Education Secretary Kishor Kumar Thapa said the country will take momentum if the effort for protection of the identity of country’s heritages is made worldwide.
Commission General Secretary Sushil Pandey presented the progress report of the past two years.
Of the programmes, Education Coordinator Ram Sarobar Dube, Science Convener Prof. Dr. Ranjana Gupta, social science convener Reader Dambar Bir Thapa, culture convener Rhiddi Baba Pradhan and IT convener Yubaraj Ghimire also presented their progress report.
The current two-year programme and strategy will also be presented in the general convention.