•      Mon May 20 2024

UML PP meeting focuses on government’s policies and programmes

KP Sharma Oli

Kathmandu, May 15: A meeting of the CPN (UML) parliamentary party is in progress now. The meeting is focused on government’s policies and programmes.

In the beginning of the meeting held at New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building, Party Chairperson KP Sharma Oli talked about government’s policies and programmes, the ongoing obstruction of the parliament by the opposition party in the parliament and contemporary issues.

Vice-Chairperson and former Finance Minister, Bishnu Prasad Poudel, General-Secretary Shankar Pokhrel, former Finance Minister Dr Yubraj Bhusal, among others are scheduled to give orientation speech about government’s policies and programmes, budget for the coming fiscal year and UML’s role in the meeting, said Chief Whip of the party, Mahesh Bartaula.

President Ramchandra Paudel presented the government’s policies and programmes in the joint session of the federal parliament on Tuesday. Since then, an agenda of extending gratitude to the President has not moved ahead in parliament due to NC’s obstruction in the subsequent meetings of the parliament.

The Nepali Congress has been obstructing the parliament proceedings, demanding formation of parliamentary probe committee on cooperative fraud scam.