BIRATNAGAR — Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar has said that parties would take initiatives till the last hour to forge consensus on the Parliamentary Regulations.
Talking briefly to media at Biratnagar Airport today, DPM Gachhadar said that they would strike to find consensus before going to the voting process to decide on the Regulations.
He pointed out that the opposition parties should think that people would take them positively if the Regulations were passed in consensus.
Stating that the size of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee should be determined as per the new Constitution, the DPM clarified that the Committee could disqualify decisions of the government regarding impeachment of the chiefs of the constitutional bodies and other officials appointed on political basis with the two-thirds majority.
DPM Gachhadar said that the government was ready to hold local bodies’ election and added that the Nepali Congress and Madhesi Morcha should be positive for the same.
Responding to the query of media persons over the current agitation of the Federal Alliance, he expressed the view that it was not suitable to launch agitation as the government had urged the Alliance for talks time and again.
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