KATHMANDU: Deliberation on the government’s policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2022/23 has begun in the House of Representatives today.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented the government’s policies and programmes on May 24. During her address to the joint meeting of both houses of the Federal Parliament, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had presented a proposal to start deliberation on the government’s policies and programmes.
CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party leader, KP Sharma Oli, put forth his view at the beginning of today’s meeting. He commented that the government’s policies and programmes were ‘tasteless’.
Former Prime Minister Oli criticised the government’s policies and programmes, saying it has expressed distrust towards the state mechanism.
He also accused the government of failing to conduct local level elections in a peaceful and fearless environment.
He argued that discussion was not held with the opposition party on the issue of national importance, the CPN (UML) Chair drew the government’s attention towards it.
Oli also blamed the government for confining the foreign policy as a means of power interest (of ruling parties) and vindictive.
- Mixed response to government policies and programmes
- Govt to take over construction of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium
- Govt policies and programmes: Economic upliftment emphasized
- At least two medical colleges to be established in each province
- Pashupatinath, Janakpur, Lumbini to be developed as religious tourism hub
- Economic growth through fiscal and monetary policy
- Investors to be attracted to manufacturing productive sector
- Prez Bhandari presents govt’s policies and programmes at parliament