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PM extends best wishes on Int'l Day of Older Persons

2021 Oct 01, 6:49, Kathmandu
Addressing the 'Global COVID-19 Summit' through virtual means organised by US President Joe Biden. Photo: Sher Bahadur Deuba/Twitter

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to all senior citizens on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons today.

In a message of best wishes today, PM Deuba said older persons have experience and maturity. The government is positive to create a favorable atmosphere for such experienced people to transfer their knowledge and skills to the new generation so that it would contribute to socio-economic transformation and development.

The global theme of the Day for this year is 'Digital Equity for All Ages'. The PM also urged the organisations working for the rights of senior citizens to ensure digital facilities for the senior ones.

He expressed commitment that in addition to respect and security, health insurance, and social security allowance to the senior citizens, the government was for increasing the facilities to them along with the construction of senior citizen's health centers in all seven provinces.

PM Deuba urged all concerned to give priority to the senior people in receiving health facilities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 


PM Sher Bahadur Deuba best wishes Senior citizens Prime Minister Older Persons International Day of Older Persons Digital Equity for All Ages
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