KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is presenting the government’s policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2022/23 before a joint session of the Federal Parliament.
Prior to this, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba handed a copy of the government’s policies and programmes to the Head-of-the-State.
The President was welcomed by Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timilsina at Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwor.
As per the provision, the government policies and programmes are required to be passed by the Cabinet before its presentation to a joint session of the Federal Parliament by the President.
Import replacement, export promotion, internal production growth, job creation and high economic growth are among the targets of the government in its new policies and programmes. The government will bring a budget for the upcoming fiscal year based on the policies and programmes, on May 29, as per the budget announcement calendar stipulated by the Constitution.