KATHMANDU, March 15 -- Director of Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd, Shova Gyawali highlighted how Nepal's vibrant media was playing an instrumental role to expose corruption and wrong practices in the country and safeguard democracy.

She highlighted the role of media in ending Nepal's decade-long civil war from 1996 to 2006 and how Nepal Republic Media had been "been at the forefront of exposing corruption, wrongdoings in the country. At the same time, we have also been advocating for a strong family value system."

Gyawali said that the government needed to play an important role to ensure prosperity. She praised the government's efforts to realize the dream of a "Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali."

"Although Nepal's per capita income is...