National Assembly meeting: Election of Chair set for March 12


Kathmandu, March 10: The National Assembly has fixed coming March 12 as the date for the election of the Chair of the upper house of the Federal Parliament.     

Today's meeting of the Assembly directed the Secretary-General of the Federal Parliament Padma Prasad Pandey to publish a notice about the election along with the information that the date 12 March 2024, Tuesday, has been fixed for the election to the post of the National Assembly Chair per the Rule 7 of the National Assembly Regulations, 2075.     

Similarly, the meeting directed to remove certain words used by lawmaker Bhuwan Bahadur Sunar while speaking during discussions on the National Assembly Regulations (Second Amendment), 2080, from the Parliament record.     

Taking part in the discussions in the National Assembly meeting in March, lawmaker Sunar had said, "The (real) character of the people calling themselves communists has been exposed like the proverbial jackal in sheep's skin."     

Another lawmaker Udaya Bahadur Bohara had objected to the words used by Sunar and urged to remove them from the parliament's records.     

Today's meeting directed to remove the wordings from the parliament record, citing the phrase used by Sunar were 'inappropriate' as per the National Assembly Regulations, 2075.     

The National Assembly is now discussing the principles and priorities of the Appropriation Bill for the next fiscal year 2024/25. (RSS)

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