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RPP-N recommends Resham Lama in place of Biraj Bista

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KATHMANDU — Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) has suggested the name of lawmaker Resham Lama in place of Birat Bista for the post of Assistant Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development on Wednesday.

Lawmaker Lama is the central member from the party and Chairman of Kavre district.

The party had written a letter to PM KP Oli to expel Bista from the Cabinet for allegedly working against the party’s policy on Monday.

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is, however, yet to expel Bista from the post.

Monday’s meeting of the party had decided to get back to Minister Birat Bista from the government blaming him for working against the party’s policies.

Minister Bista had openly advocated for the monarchy at a program of Shahi Yuba Shakti.

Bista is son of Keshar Bahadur Bista, who has been suspended from the party for his alleged anti-party activities.

Three weeks earlier, the party’s Central Committee had removed co-chairman of the party Keshar Bahadur Bista from all party position for three years after he made a public statement that the party should leave the government as the government could not address agendas raised by the party.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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