Federal Parliament Gears Up for Winter Session in Kathmandu

The third session of the Federal Parliament is set to commence today in Kathmandu, bringing forth a series of significant legislative discussions and agendas.

At today’s session, the Speaker will officially open the proceedings by reading out the letter received from the President, summoning the session. The federal parliamentary secretariat has confirmed that the Speaker will also announce the allocation of assignments based on letters received from the Office of the President and the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.

Additionally, the Speaker is expected to nominate members to preside over meetings, following Rule 10 of HoR Regulation 2079. Key bills, including the Power Trade Bill, 2080, and the National Dignity Bill, 2079, will be tabled during the session, along with messages received from the National Assembly.

Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat is slated to present the Economic Procedure and Fiscal Responsibility (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2080, during the meeting, addressing crucial economic matters.

Furthermore, Minister for Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs Dhanraj Gurung will present an order in the House of Representatives to remove obstacles under Section 42 of the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2071. This order, issued by the decision of the Council of Ministers, aims to streamline and enhance the effectiveness of the commission’s proceedings.


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