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HoR thematic committees to get leadership today

28 August 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Ten thematic committees under the House of Representatives (HoR) are all set to get their leadership today (Monday), after nine months of the parliamentary elections in the country.

Nominations were registered for the elections of presidents of 10 thematic committees on Sunday.

The proposals shall be tabled for decision at the concerned committees today itself.

According to the Federal Parliament Secretariat, various political parties including the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, Maoist Centre, Rastriya Swatantra Party, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Janata Samajwadi Party, Unified Socialist, and Janamat Party submitted their nominations for the leadership of the HoR thematic committees.

Sole candidacies have been registered in nine committees while two candidacies have been filed for the Industry and Commerce and the Labour and Consumer Interests Committee.

The spokesperson of the Federal Parliament Secretariat Yekram Giri said that the sole candidacy would be declared the winner as the president while the election would be held if more than candidacies were received.

Giri said that the committee presidents will be sworn in on Monday itself.

Likewise, Deepak Bahadur Singh of Rastriya Prajatantra Party registered their candidacy for the Infrastructure Development Committee and Bhanubhakta Joshi of the Unified Socialist is for the presidency of the Education, Health and Information Technology Committee.

Rishikesh Pokhrel, affiliated with the UML party, has submitted his candidacy for the Public Account Committee. Finance Committee received the candidacy of Santosh Chalise of Nepali Congress while Raj Kishore Yadav of the Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal has filed his candidacy for the President of International Relations and Tourism Committee.

Similarly, Abdul Khan of Janamat and RSP’s Ganesh Parajuli submitted their candidacies for the Industry and Commerce, and Labour and Consumer Interest Committee respectively.

Bimala Subedi of Maoist Centre has filed the nomination for Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee while Arju Rana Deuba filed nomination for Agriculture, Cooperatives and Natural Resources Committee and Kiran Kumar Shah for Women and Social Welfare Affairs Committee, and Ramhari Khatiwada’s has registered candidacy for the State Affairs and Good Governance Committee.

Publish Date : 28 August 2023 06:09 AM

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