Nepal unfolds its policies and programmes

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Kathmandu, July 8 (ANI): Nepal Government will present its policies and programmes in the parliament on Thursday.

Constituent Assembly (CA) speaker Subhas Nemwang has said President Dr Ram Baran Yadav will read out the government's policy document in the House.

Finance Minister Surendra Pandey is scheduled to present the budget of the new fiscal year on July 11.

The winter session, which saw continuous obstructions from the Maoists, ended after the Prime Minister's address to the House on Monday.

The House resumed after the main ruling parties including the CPN (UML) and the Nepali Congress and opposition the Unified CPN (Maoist) reached an agreement.

Addressing the House, Maoist chairman Prachanda warned that his party would launch tougher resistance in the parliament and the streets if the issues raised by his party were not addressed within a month, as agreed by the Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister has said that the peace process will be given a logical conclusion within six months at the most.

During the meeting with the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) chief Karin Landgren, PM Nepal said the government is making necessary preparations to see to it that the peace process concludes amicably and that the time period needed for it doesn't exceed six months

Landgren hoped that the consensus the political parties reached on Monday might steer the country towards the right path, Nepalnews reported. (ANI)

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