June 27, 2018 12:56 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 27: A Bill related to remuneration, conditions of service and facilities of Secretary General of Federal Parliament, Secretaries of House of Representatives and National Assembly-2075 BS has been tabled in today's meeting of the House of Representatives.
Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Sher Bahadur Tamang, tabled the Bill before the meeting.
Constitution itself has guided the foreign policy: Minister Gyawali
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali, has said that the constitution of Nepal itself has guided the foreign policy of the country.
Responding queries raised by lawmakers during the discussion on Appropriation Bill in today's meeting of the HoR, Minister Gyawali said that Nepal has adopted independent and balanced foreign policy.
He said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli recently visited neighbouring countries—India and China -- on the basis of mutual welfare and friendly relations, adding that agreements signed during the visit have been brought into implementation.
Clarifying that the government was committed to maintaining border security of Nepal, the Foreign Minister said that repair and maintenance of border pillars were underway.
He said, "The Foreign Ministry is committed to protect rights of Nepali migrant workers." Sharing the information that 20 Nepali migrant workers are in coma and 335 are in prisons in 20 different countries, Minister Gyawali said appointment of ambassadors would be made systematic.
He further said that economic diplomacy would be made further broader, adding that prosperity could be achieved through economic diplomacy.
The Foreign Minister said there was a policy to mobilize Nepali ambassadors in economic diplomacy.