House agenda resolved
Kathmandu, July 22: The dispute over the agenda of the discussions in the Parliament has been resolved with the major parties agreeing to hold discussions on the budget-related bills before the no-confidence proposal.
Before this, the parties were divided whether the no-confidence motion or passing the budget related bills should take precedence in the agenda of the parliament meeting with the no- confidence motion registered in the parliament against the government.
The top leaders of three political parties were agreed to hold deliberations on the budget- related bills before the discussions on no-confidence motion.
With the agreement, two kinds of bills would be introduced in the meeting under the single agenda.
After this, the meeting will take place at 4:30 pm today and will hold discussions on the agendas, said Deputy Prime Minister Bhim Rawal, one of the participants of the meeting.
Rawal added that the no-confidence bill will be discussed after finalizing the budget related bills today itself.
Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel said the parties have agreed on the agenda of the parliament and the no-confidence motion would be discussed today itself after the bills are finalised.
Parliament Speaker Onsari Gharti had called the meeting of the top leaders of the parties at the International Convention Centre (Parliament Building). Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was however did not attend the meeting.
As per the agreement, discussions on the no-confidence proposal would be held in Parliament today after three bills including the Finance Bill, 2073 are finalized.