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State Affairs committee holding discussion on Citizenship Bill

21 June 2020  

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KATHMANDU: A meeting of the State Affairs and Good Governance Committee of the Federal Parliament is being held on Sunday to finalize the Citizenship Bill.

In the meeting to be held at 2 pm, the lawmakers have claimed that the Citizenship Bill, which has been under discussions for two years, will be finalized today.

Earlier, a Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) had decided to grant naturalized citizenship to a foreign woman marrying a Nepali national five years after renunciation of the citizenship of the country.

The committee will make a decision accordingly. However, the Nepali Congress and Madhesi parties have been insisting on the continuation of provisions in the Citizenship Act, 2063 BS.

Publish Date : 21 June 2020 11:13 AM

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