Province 4 inaugural assembly meet concludes, speaker to be elected on Feb 15

KASKI: The inaugural Provincial Assembly (PA) meeting for province 4 has concluded. The meeting that was at the provincial headquarters in Pokhara commenced at 11:00 am and wrapped up at 12:50.

Eager PA members had assembled at the hall and were seated for the historic inaugural meeting before the official announcement for entering the hall was made.

Elected representatives to the federal parliament from Dhaulagiri region were also present at the meeting.

The meeting endorsed the interim action plan for provincial assembly operation soon after senior most PA member and assembly chair Janak Lal Shrestha read the letter from the Governor. The inaugural meeting was conducted on basis of the same action plan.

Speaker to be elected on Feb 15

The PA meeting has scheduled February 15 as the date for speaker’s election. The left alliance holds majority in the assembly according to which, the chief minister’s seat has been allotted to the CPN-UML whereas CPN Maoist Centre candidate has been given the Speaker’s post.