KATHMANDU — The budget session of the Legislature-Parliament began on Tuesday morning.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari had called the House session of Parliament on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli according to Article 296(6) of the constitution.
Speaker Onsari Gharti read out the President’s letter at the House on the beginning the session. Likewise Speaker Gharti also read out a letter received from Prime Minister’s Office in connection with change of ministers.
The meeting has been postponed till Wednesday 11 am after reading the letter.
The House will hold pre-budget discussion from tomorrow and President Bhandari will present the government’s policy and programme at the Parliament on May 8.
There will be general discussions for two days starting from May 4, pre-budget discussions will start for two days starting from May 6 and Government will introduce its policy and programs on May 8, according to the schedule.
Earlier, the Cabinet had recommended the date to commence the session to the President.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.