Govt unveiling common minimum program later this afternoon

Published On: August 8, 2021 01:57 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, August 8: A report on the common minimum program and work procedure prepared by the ruling alliance’s task force for the operation of government has been finalized.

A meeting of top leaders of the ruling alliance including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence this morning and finalized the report.

According to task force Member-secretary Keshab Raj Joshi, the government is scheduled to unveil the report at 4PM today. The taskforce had handed the draft of the report to the Prime Minister last Friday.

The report entitled the ‘Government’s Common Minimum Program’ incorporates the priorities of the coalition government led by Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba. Staying safe from COVID-19 pandemic, promotion of national interests, implementation of federalism and strengthening of federal democratic republic, guarantee of peace and security, good governance and good conducts, completion of the peace process, economic policies and programs, social transformation, immediate relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation, environmental balance and international relations are among those issues prioritized in the government’s common minimum program.

The prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic has been mentioned as the major priority of the coalition government. The report also suggests ways for a long-lasting alliance and talks about the code of conduct for the ministers. The seven-member taskforce is coordinated by Nepali Congress General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka. 



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