KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called an all-party meeting Saturday to talk about Madhes movement, reconstruction and budgetary issues.
The PM has invited all political parties represented in the parliament on the eve of parliament’s budget session, which is scheduled to begin from May 3.
As per the PM’s press advisor, Pramod Dahal, Oli will talk about the reconstruction process and the financial budget session of the parliament with the leaders.
“He will brief the leaders about the government’s policy and program and the budget. He will also discuss about the upcoming parliament session and urge political parties to support the reconstruction works by mobilizing volunteers,” said Dahal.
The PM was likely to urge all the political parties to send volunteers, along with engineers deployed by the government, to help assist reconstruction in the earthquake-affected districts, according to Dahal.
Meanwhile, Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar held a meeting with the chief whips of all parliamentary parties on Friday and discussed the business of budget session.
According to Bhanubhakta Dhakal, the chief whip of CPN-UML, the meeting was mainly about scheduling the business of the upcoming session, including the dates for presentation of government’s policy and programs and pre-budget discussions.
Earlier, Speaker Gharti met Nepali Congress Chairman and parliamentary party leader Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday at his residence and urged Deuba to seek ways to settle disputes regarding the parliamentary regulation.
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”.