Bill on seeds and saplings protection endorsed

Published On: February 26, 2020 06:44 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The meeting today of the House of Representatives endorsed the Bill relating to seeds, 2076 and Bill Related to Protection of Saplings (First Amendment), 2076.

The Bills that were tabled by Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Ghanashyam Bhusal were passed unanimously.

Likewise, the lower house also endorsed a report of the Agriculture Cooperatives and Natural Resources Committee's report on the Bill relating to the protection of saplings, 2075.

Addressing the queries raised during deliberations on the bill, Minister Bhusal said the government has accorded priority to the protection of indigenous seeds.

MPs Pushpa Bhusal, Prem Suwal, Rajan Kumar KC and Meena Subba, among others, took part in the deliberations.

The House of Representatives shall meet again at 1:00 pm tomorrow.

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