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Voting on amendment bill to begin today

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Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman Subas Nembang has said that voting on the amendment proposals received in the Revised Bill of Constitution of Nepal, 2072 might start today.

CA Chairman Nembang, in a talk program of Radio Nepal at the this morning, said that the voting procedure scheduled for Friday and Saturday was put off at the request of major political parties and added that the procedure would continue ahead from the second meeting of the CA this afternoon.

President of the Constitution Drafting Committee Krishna Prasad Sitaula would answer the concerns in regard to the draft constitution after the deliberations of the top leaders, according to Nembang.

The top leaders of the major political parties are scheduled to address the CA meeting today that would start at 11:30 am. The CA meeting would be postponed for some time after the speeches of the top leaders and then process would begin, Nembang added.


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2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali





KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.

Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.

“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.

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He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.

On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.

He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.

The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.

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