A dozen laws to be amended through ordinances: PM Dahal

Published On: April 21, 2024 03:57 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced that more than a dozen laws are set for amendments  through ordinances.

Speaking at the Dhangadhi Airport, PM Dahal also said that a meeting of the Council of Ministers to be held tomorrow will decide on this matter.

PM Dahal said that those laws are going to be amended through ordinances to create an investment-friendly environment in Nepal.

“In order to create an investment-friendly environment, we are amending some laws through ordinances from the cabinet, to attract and encourage investors and the private sector within the country,” he said, “The necessary decisions will be taken from Monday's cabinet meeting.” 

The government head made it clear that the existing government does not reflect the power equation among the leftists.  Instead, it should be considered as a political power equation. According to him, the incumbent coalition government will complete its full term and there is no issue within it as rumored outside.

Stating that the government is preparing to welcome the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, who is arriving here for a two-day formal visit beginning on April 23. "This opportunity is historic," he said.

Similarly, preparations for the third Nepal Investment Summit scheduled to take place on April 28-29 are near completion, according to the PM.

"We have received widespread positive and encouraging responses regarding the Summit," he said, adding the government is preparing to introduce some Acts through the ordinances to build an investment-friendly atmosphere.

On the occasion, the PM also shared that Nepal will be hosting an international conference of mountain countries on climate change.


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