National Assembly passes Evidence Bill, 2075

Kathmandu, July 28: The National Assembly has passed the Evidence Bill (second amendment), 2075. The NA meeting today unanimously passed the bill upon the proposal presented by Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanubhakta Dhakal.

Earlier, the meeting of the legislation committee had unanimously passed the proposal seeking deliberation on the bill in the parliament.

Good governance committee report presented

Meanwhile, NA's sustainable development and good governance committee presented its report in the NA meeting.


Committee chairperson Tara Devi Bhatta informed that for preparing the report, interaction were held in each province and field visits conducted at Gautam Buddha and Pokhara International Airports, Bheri Babai Diversion Multi-Purpose Project, and Barkpak of Gorkha. Suggestions were garnered from the stakeholders from the site.

Discussion on proposal drawing the attention

Similarly, the meeting discussed the proposal drawing the attention on social security of the differently able persons. The proposal was registered jointly by Nepali Congress lawmakers Prakash Pantha, Jintendra Narayan Dev, Badri Pande and Anita Devkota.

Participating in the discussion, lawmaker Prakash Pantha argued that the laws on social security of the differently able persons were not implemented effectively, so it warrants government's serious attention.

In response to the queries and concern raised in the meeting, Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Thammaya Thapa, informed that discussion was underway to provide the monthly social security allowance and incentives in a convenient manner. Even the laws were being amended to this regard, he added.

Similarly, even trainings would be provided to the people taking care of the differently able persons, according to her.

The NA would meet next on August 1.

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