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Discussion on various headings of Appropriation Bill begins



Kathmandu, June 11: Discussion on different headings of Appropriation Bill, 2081, has commenced in the House of Representatives from today.

Discussion on various headings of Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security and Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has started.

In course of discussion, Ram Hari Khatiwada raised question about absence of Minister for Youth and Sports in the Parliament, and Speaker Devraj Ghimire removed the discussion on different topics under the Ministry from the agenda.

On the occasion, lawmakers—Chandra Kant Bhandari, Menuka Kumari Pokharel, Devendra Poudel, Dhawal Shumsher JB Rana, Amar Bahadur Thapa, Ranju Kumari Jha, Abdul Khan, Ram Prakash Chaudhary, Prabhu Sah, Yogendra Mandal, Ram Hari Khatiwada, Sarita Bhusal, Gyanu Basnet Subedi, among others participated in the discussion.

In the meeting before the discussion, lawmaker Prem Suwal presented a proposal to reduce the expenditure of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security under the Appropriation Bill, 2081.

Similarly, HoR member Dr Amaresh Kumar Singh proposed that the expenses of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security and Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development be reduced and maintained at Re 1.

Likewise, Badri Prasad Pandey, Rama Koirala and Sanjay Kumar Gautam asked to reduce the expenses of different ministries and maintained at Re 1.

Secured Transactions (First Amendment) Bill passed

Meanwhile, the National Assembly has unanimously passed the ‘Secured Transactions (First Amendment) Bill, 2080’. The bill was tabled in today’s meeting of the NA by Finance Minister Barshman Pun.

MPs Devendra Dahal and Kamala Pant participated in the discussion on the bill.

Responding to questions raised during the discussion on the bill, Finance Minister Pun the bill includes provision for securing people’s daily transactions, it will become more practical and timely with the passage of the bill.

Similarly, in the meeting, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma submitted the 23rd annual report of the National Human Rights Commission and the 5th annual report of the National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission. #nepal #House