Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Kumar Thapa.
KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Gagan Kumar Thapa said that programs related to decreasing the trade deficit and increasing the production are excellent ones in the budget.
“The budget should be rigorously implemented as the programs are sound. However, the Finance Ministry should call the ministries concerned and discuss about the implementation modalities,” he added.
Taking part in the deliberation on the annual estimate of income and expenditure (budget) for fiscal year 2022/23, he said that the budget has brought the right policy on decreasing the trade deficit.
He added that the provisions on social security as provisioned in the budget are worth welcoming.
There should transparency in the sources of the budget, he stressed.