PM Oli, Speaker Sapkota discuss summer session of parliament

KATHMANDU, April 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has taken stock of the preparation made for the federal parliament’s upcoming summer session which is also called the budget session.

Making an on-site visit to the federal parliament’s building at New Baneshwor today, PM Oli inspected how the federal parliament secretariat was making arrangement for maintaining physical distance for the parliament secretariat employees, ruling parties and the opposition lawmakers for the monsoon session of parliament.

Present on the occasion were Speaker of House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota, National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timalsina, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentarian Dr Shivamaya Tumbahangphe.

Meanwhile, PM Oli held discussion with Speaker Sapkota at his official residence, Baluwatar, the time to call monsoon session of parliament, according to Acting General Secretary at federal parliament, Gopalnath Yogi.

The constitution of Nepal has conferred the right to summoning and proroguing the federal parliament session to the President on the recommendation of the government.

The upcoming session of parliament will see the President unveiling plan and policies for the new fiscal year while the government releases the new budget. RSS