KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The third highest ranking leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), Li Zhansu, arrived in Nepal on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 3: A meeting was held between Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and Deputy Speaker of Malaysia, Mohd Rashid Hasnon on Saturday evening during a conference of the parliamentary network of non-aligned movement in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
KATHMANDU, June 12: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota has drawn the government’s attention toward the crisis of chemical fertilizers during the major agricultural season and urged it to address the issue promptly.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota has called on the private sector to focus on the development of an independent economy. Stating that many problems occur when the economy is dependent, he stressed the need for cooperation and collaboration between the government and the private sector.
KATHMANDU, April 9: Speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota had a virtual meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China Li Zhanshu.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota has made a special appeal to parliamentarians to help run the House smoothly by ending the obstruction in parliament.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The government has informed Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota, regarding its preparations to table the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Agreement at parliament.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Preparations are underway to bring a motion against Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota on the charge of non-cooperation in the work of the government by continuously postponing the meeting of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, September 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has held discussions with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota and other leaders of the ruling alliance. The meeting was held at Baluwatar in the presence of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal earlier today.
KATHMANDU, August 6: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota visited the construction site of the building of the federal parliament at Putali Bagaicha, Singha Durbar, today to inspect the work progress and directed those concerned to complete the work ahead of the schedule.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has expressed confidence that an understanding will be forged among the political parties with the reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The Supreme Court on Friday registered a writ petition filed by Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota, seeking the invalidation of the recent appointments in various constitutional bodies.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota on Friday morning filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court against the appointments made by the government at various constitutional bodies.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Within a month of his election to the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota has started ‘blocking’ opposition voice in parliament. On Sunday, Speaker Sapkota barred a leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) from speaking.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota, has expressed his commitment to work honestly to maintain dignity of the supreme body of people's representatives, HoR.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to issue a stay order against newly-elected Speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota carrying out the duties of his position.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the newly appointed speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Agni Prasad Sapkota to win the confidence of the opposition parties in coming days.
Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and opposition Nepali Congress made the biggest mistake on Sunday by electing Agni Prasad Sapkota to the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives. They turned deaf ears to all appeals from civil society leaders, media and conflict victims not to endorse a person accused of war crimes for the prestigious post.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Soon after assuming the post of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nepal Communist Party leader Agni Prasad Sapkota has announced of giving up the general membership of the party.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The police briefly held 12 human rights activists who reached the President Office in Sheetal Niwas to protest the election of Agni Prasad Sapkota to Speaker of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Newly-elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota, has said he would proceed ahead the works and activities of the House in a way to increase people's hopes and confidence.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: As the government faces widespread criticism for some of its decisions such as the appointment of the chiefs and members of the two transitional justice (TJ) bodies and naming murder accused Agni Prasad Sapkota as speaker, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have agreed to move ahead defying all protests.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to field Agni Prasad Sapkota for speaker of the House of Representatives. The party’s secretariat meeting on Sunday evening made the decision ending nearly four months long dispute between the party’s former UML and former Maoist factions, each of which claimed the position.