Govt to unveil budget for upcoming fiscal year on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: The government is announcing budget for fiscal year 2075/76 BS in a joint meeting of federal parliament on May 29, 2018.

Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara informed lawmakers about budget revelation in today's meeting of the House of Parliament.

Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada would unveil the budget in the joint meeting of parliament at 4:00 pm on Tuesday.

The Constitution of Nepal mandates government to unveil budget in a joint meeting of the federal parliament on Jestha 15 of the Nepali calendar.

Issues agreed with India will be implemented: PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the members of National Assembly to take back the proposal on amendment of the government policies and programmes at NA meeting today.

Responding to the queries emerged during the discussion on government policies and programmes, PM Oli remarked that development was essential in all spheres -- agriculture, industry, tourism, trade and infrastructures -- for the prosperity and happiness of Nepali citizens, and government's policies and programmes have created a base for the same.

Similarly, he said issues agreed with India would be implemented. Government will focus on the production of export oriented goods, the PM added.