Kathmandu, Sept 10 : Leaders of the various political parties and business sector have given mixed reactions to the programmes and policies unveiled by the first government of republic of Nepal here today.
Talking to mediapersons former Vice-Chairman of the National Planning Commission and leader of opposition party Nepali Congress Dr Narayan Khadka said many projects could be attained only in the long run.
Khadka said the projects likely to be completed in 20 years have been laid out like one-year's programme.
Senior Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba said the programmes were elaborate and sounded like a long and tedious essay.
Nepali Congress general secretary K. B. Gurung said the programmes cannot to be implemented as they are just to attract public sentiments.
Senior UML leader, Madhav Kumar Nepal described the progrmmes as positive but said that it would turn out to be fruitful only if the government effectively implements them.
Another UML leader Bharat Mohan Adhikari appreciated the programmes saying this would pave the way for economic revolution in the country, after completing political revolution.
Meanwhile, president of the Federation of Nepali Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) Kush Kumar Joshi welcomed the programmes by saying the business sector is hopeful that all commitments would be implemented which would help in achieving rapid economic changes in the country, Nepalnews reported.