NC to allow presentation of govt’s policies and programs in Parliament

KATHMANDU: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) is to allow the presentation of the government’s policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year in the federal Parliament today.

The main opposition party had been obstructing the proceedings of the House of Representatives before this calling for forming a parliamentary committee for conducting impartial investigation into the cooperative scandal.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party today decided to allow President Ram Chandra Paudel to present the government’s policies and programs for the next fiscal year in the joint meeting of the federal Parliament today, the NC Chief Whip Ramesh Lekhak said.

President Paudel is scheduled to present the policies and programs in the federal Parliament’s joint meeting at 3 pm today.

The NC has, however, stated that it will not allow running the Parliament proceedings in the discussions following the agenda of presenting the policies and programs until the parliamentary investigation committee is formed.

The Nepali Congress has been demanding formation of a parliamentary committee to investigate fraud charges against Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane.

 

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