PM Oli “proud of unprecedented unity” in parliament

KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said he feels proud to see an overwhelming unity and solidarity seen in the House of Representatives on Tuesday over the issue of nationality.

The Prime Minister said this in a session of HoR today before responding queries raised by lawmakers regarding the Appropriation Bill- 2077 BS headings concerning the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and related bodies. As the head of the government said, an exceptional unity in the parliament was indeed an inspiration for the government to safeguard nationality and to deal with COVID-19 crisis or challenges induced by it.

It may be noted that all parties accepted a proposal tabled in the Tuesday’s HoR session to make an amendment in the Schedule-3 of the constitution in accordance with the country’s updated political and administrative map.

“This type of unity is rare in a party system; but our parliament is sensitive over such affairs.  This is a testimony that it can move ahead unitedly when needed. I would like to express my gratitude to the entire lawmakers and parliament for this,” the PM Oli said.

The Prime Minister also thanked all for showing solidarity on the issue out of the parliament as well. ”It is not a matter of who does takes a credit for it, but it is the demonstration of common sentiments of Nepali,” he said. RSS