Maiden cabinet meeting discusses priorities of govt
June 7, 2017 05:46 PM NPT
By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, June 7: Following the swearing-in ceremony, the first cabinet meeting of newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government has discussed the list of priorities of the newly formed government.
Speaking to the media persons after the meeting, newly appointed Minister for Finance Gyanendra Bahadur Karki informed that the meeting discussed over the various issues including implementation of the constitution and management of transitional period and to hold the second phase of local level election in free and fair manner on slated time.
Likewise, in its maiden meeting, the Council of Ministers has discussed to hold the election of the federal parliament and provinces by January 2018, to speed up the reconstruction activities in effective way, to give importance for the economic prosperity, issue of security and to facilitate the supply of goods in effective way and to conclude the peace process among others, informed Minister Karki.
Following the cabinet meeting, the newly appointed ministers have assumed the office in respective ministries.