KATHMANDU — The Home Ministry has said that its attention has been drawn towards news reports about Wednesday being a public holiday on the occasion of Eid al-fitr.
Attention has been drawn towards the news disseminated by some online regarding a holiday, said Assistant Spokesperson at the Ministry, Jhamkanath Dhakal in a press release, making it clear that the Ministry has not published any notice in this regard.
Ministry Spokesperson Yadav Koirala said that the Council of Ministers has already decided regarding public holiday on the occasion of Eid. He clarified that they will inform about the holiday issuing a press release in this regard.
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost