A senior leader of the Maoists Dr Baburam Bhattarai has asked the traders and entrepreneurs to join hands with his party for economic progress of the country.
Speaking at the 32th Annual General Meeting of the Birgunj Chambers of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) in Birgunj, Friday, Dr Bhattarai urged the business community to forget the past incidents and concentrate on economic progress of Nepal henceforth.
He said his party is committed to industrial peace. Alleging that monarchy was the obstruction to Nepal's economic progress for the last 250 years, Dr Bhattarai said his party will always maintain peaceful environment in industries.
Dr Bhattarai further said his party, after formation of new government, will announce industrial sector as the peace zone.
Stating that people's mandate was for Maoists to lead the new government, Dr Bhattarai said they are ready to work with Madhesi parties