House Session Called For September 8

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called the session of the Federal Parliament at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, September 8.
Issuing a statement, the Office of the President informed that the President had called the session at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers as per the Article 93(1) of the constitution.
Earlier, the government has recommended to the President to convene a parliamentary session later this week.

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held at the official residence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Baluwatar, has recommended the President to call a session of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly at 4 PM on September 8.
The government spokesperson and Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, after the Cabinet meeting, said that the session of the Federal Parliament was summoned for tabling previously brought ordinance on the division of political parties.

In the session after September 8, the government intends to introduce a separate replacement bill to replace the budget brought by former KP Sharma Oli government through an ordinance.
On Saturday morning, Prime Minister Deuba had a discussion with Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota on convening a parliamentary session.

Similarly, Prime Minister Deuba also had discussions with CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and CPN-Unified Socialist Party Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal.
The Cabinet meeting was held after discussions with the leaders and reached a decision to convene a parliamentary session.
Earlier, the government had ended the parliamentary session on August 16.

Altogether 55 bills – 36 bills that emerged in House of Representatives and 19 in the National Assembly – are awaiting their turn for endorsement.

Source : TRN,