Nembang reiterates consensus for drafting statute

KATHMANDU; Chairman of the Constituent Assembly Subas Chandra Nembang today said that the new statute could be drafted within the stipulated time if the political parties forge a consensus narrowing down the misunderstandings between and amongst themselves.

Speaking at an inaugural function of Nepal Lions Festival jointly organised by Lions Club International 325 ‘A’ and Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN) here today, Nembang said all the people of all castes, classes, and religions should assist the statute-drafting process as it is the statue of all the Nepalese people.

Informing that all the committees of the CA has submitted their drafts as per the suggestions collected from the people across the country, he said, ‘’There are serous differences among the parties in nine committees,’’ adding, ‘’However, there is no alternative to draft the statute as the mandate of the Interim Constitution is to draft the new statue by May 28.’’ He urged all the Lion Members to work to build unity, harmony in the society. He requested them to go to the rural area of the countries for the service of the needy people. According to Dinesh Poudel, District Governor, Lions Club International 325 ‘A’, this is the first such programme organised in the 39 years history of Nepalese Lionism. The programme was organised to make known the activities the Lions Clubs had performed in the country and inform the people about area that this international social organisation has been working. There are 29 stalls in the festivals including stalls of heath, foods and commercial sectors. The national levels artists also drew during the festivals different pictures in the theme of ‘lions in social service’.

A cultural programme

in the participation of the national level artists

was another attraction of the festival.

Former president of the Lion’s International Ashok Mehta, Professor Dr Bishalnath Upreti, Media persons Kunda Dixit and Narayan Wagle also spoke in the programme.