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7 days allocated for amendment proposition

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Constituent Assembly Sunday concluded deliberations on the final draft of the new constitution, assigning seven days for receiving amendment proposals on the “Revised Bill” of the new statute.

Sunday’s CA meeting has set September 5 deadline for lawmakers to register their amendment proposals if they need any modification in the bill. The draft constitution tabled a week ago by the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) for theoretical discussion was endorsed by an overwhelming majority in the CA for further proceedings.

CA Chairman Subas Chandra Nembang requested that the CA members to register their amendment proposals till September 5 without trimming short the duration of time provisioned in the CA Rules for the same.

After receiving amendment proposals, the CA will hold clause-wise discussion on the bill alongside amendment proposals and endorse the bill through voting. The CA members will then sign the bill and the CA seat will confirm it before President Ram Baran Yadav declares the initiation of the new constitution.

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2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali





KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.

Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.

“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.

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He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.

On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.

He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.

The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.

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