President Bhandari prorogues current sessions of federal parliament
KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari prorogued the ongoing budget session of the federal parliament with effective from 5 pm today.
It was carried out on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers as per Article 93 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal. Chairperson of the National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina read out the letter proroguing the session of the parliament received from President Bhandari. Apprising the meeting of works executed by the NA during its sixth session, NA Chair Timilsina said the NA met for 35 times in 31 days from April 28 to July 2 (60 hours and 50 minutes). The NA passed many bills during the time including National Sports Development Bill, 2075, Nepal Special Service Bill, 2076, Policy Research Foundation Bill, 2076, Seed (Second Amendment) Bill, 2075, Nepal’s Constitution (Second Amendment) Bil, 2077, Appropriation Bill, 2077, and Finance Bill, 2077.
Likewise, other bills that NA passed include Bill Designed to Provide for Right to Mobilise National Loan, Bill Designed to Amend the Loan and Guarantee Act, and Bill Designed to Replace the Bill for Retaining the Existing Arrangement of Nepal Act by Abrogating some Ordinances, 2077, Federal, State and Local Level (Interrelation Management) Bill, 2077 and Citizen’s Investment Trust (Second Amendment) Bill, 2076.