Distribution of National ID Cards a priority

Kathmandu, April 8: In the policies and programmes presented before the parliament on Sunday, President Bidya Devi Bhandari mentioned that the distribution of National ID cards would be carried out with priority. The system of issuing visas electronically and the use of modern technology in prisons management would be started.

The rule of law would be further strengthened by carrying out public awareness programmes on the Constitution, human rights and other humanitarian laws. The bills on civil and criminal codes, civil and criminal procedures codes, and on prescribing punishment under the criminal laws currently under consideration of the Legislature-Parliament would be enacted, said the President.

Restructuring of judiciary to fit federal set up

Moreover, the policies and programmes have stated that the access of people to justice would be ensured while the judicial system independent, fair, efficient and transparent. The judicial system would be restructured in line with the federal structure. The government is to implement the strategic plan of the Office of the Attorney General.

NA to be made capable

Law on the National Security Council would be formulated. Nepal Army would be made capable and equipped with resources in line with the changed context.

OPMCM to be central secretariat of federal system

Institutional capacity of all constitutional bodies would be enhanced and necessary resources and means would be arranged. The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers would be further strengthened as the executive governing centre of the country and central secretariat of the federal governance system.

New laws on election and political parties

Similarly, as per the constitutional provisions, laws relating to the election and laws on the political parties for their management and regulation would be enacted. Necessary preparation would be made for holding the election in the coming days in a free and fair manner including those of the State Legislature, local level and House of Representatives. RSS