NA continues budget discussions of different ministries
KATHMANDU: The meeting of the National Assembly (NA) held today continued the discussions on Appropriation Bill, 2075 BS under the headings of different ministries.
The discussions were concentrated on nine different ministries. Lawmaker Kali Bahadur Malla, Balram Prasad Baskota, Ramprit Paswan, Bhairab Sundar Shrestha, Bimala Kumari Poudel and others expressed their opinions seeking government's effective role on agriculture and tourism sectors.
Likewise, Agam Prasad Bantawa Rai, Sher Bahadur Kunwar, Ramchandra Rai, Bina Pokharel, Udaya Sharma Poudel and Kabita Bogati also stressed on the implementation of the budget as it was released.
Similarly, lawmakers Utol Tamang, Singha Bahadur BK, Chandra Prasad Snehi, Khemraj Nepali and Komal Oli said that the journalists should be given minimum wages, tourism and culture should be separated, while development of industrial estates should be prioritised for the promotion and operation of sick industries.
Furthermore, Hari Charan Siwakoti, Narapati Lohar and Nainakal Ojha spoke for effective implementation of the programmes on public health and development works.
Prior to this, lawmakers Anita Devkota, Dhan Kumari Khatiwada, Prakash Pantha and Jitendra Narayan Dev proposed for the cost reduction of different ministries.
The next meeting of the NA will be held at 11:00 am tomorrow.