Parliament endorses Appropriation Bill for fiscal year 2018/19

Finance Minister Yubaraj Khaitwada before he reads out the budget statement, in Kathmandu, on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Kathmandu, June 29

The House of Representatives on Friday endorsed a key budget document for the upcoming fiscal year 2018/19 that will begin on July 17.

The Lower House endorsed the Appropriation Bill with majority votes today.

Likewise, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada’s proposals to begin discussions on the Finance Bill, the Bill to Raise Domestic Debt, and the Loan and Guarantee Bill, have also been passed with majority votes today.

Earlier this morning, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had responded to questions raised by lawmakers during the meeting.

Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada had presented annual budget statement for the upcoming fiscal year on May 29.

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