Tag: Parliament meeting

All-party meeting to finalise agenda of first Parliament meeting

Kathmandu, February 28 The Federal Parliament Secretariat has called an all-party meeting to finalise the agenda of first joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly. Upon a recommendation from the Cabinet, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the joint meeting for March 5. Parliament spokesperson Bharat Raj Gautam says one representative […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Whereas the new government is yet to get its full shape as the Prime Minister is waiting for the Madhesh-centric Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal to join his Cabinet, the Federal Parliament Secretariat has expedited preparations to host the first meeting of the first session of Parliament including both the House of Representatives and the National Assembly. […]

Speaker calls last House meeting for Saturday to bid lawmakers goodbye

Kathmandu, October 12 Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has called the last meeting of Parliament for Saturday afternoon, in which she will officially bid farewell to the lawmakers, as the country is holding elections to the new Parliament in November and December. The last meeting will be special, hence will not include any regular business, informs […]

Lawmakers demand government brief House about Gauchan murder probe

Kathmandu, October 10 Lawmakers of various political parties have demanded that the government brief Parliament about the murder of construction entrepreneur Sharad Kumar Gauchan and investigations carried out into the incident. Speaking at the House meeting today, lawmakers demanded that Home Minister Janardan Sharma inform the lawmakers about investigations carried out so far. They said […]

House endorses two bills on benefits of justices, judges

Kathmandu, October 8 Parliament on Sunday endorsed two bills related to facilities and benefits to be provided to justices and judges. The first bill deals with the benefits of justices at the Supreme Court whereas the second bill has provisions on facilities to be provided to judges of high and district courts. Speaking at the […]

State Affairs Committee tables Staff Adjustment Bill at House for discussion

Kathmandu, September 25 The State Affairs ¬†Committee of Parliament on Monday presented its report on the Staff Adjustment Bill to the full House meeting. The bill proposes various provisions for the adjustment of staff in recently created federal administrative structure. SAC Chairman Dil Bahadur Gharti presented the report during the House meeting today. At the […]