KATHMANDU – Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today said the government was committed to hold elections of the federal parliament and provincial assembly in a fair and fearless environment.
He shared that the local-level election was held successfully and the government was committed to hold federal and province assembly election. The PM said so while addressing an event organised here on the occasion of the 64th Parliament Day jointly by the Federal Parliament Secretariat and the Former Lawmakers’ Forum Nepal.
“The country has been keeping up with the federal democratic system following the passage of the constitution through the Constituent Assembly. The local poll has concluded recently in a fearless and fair environment. The government is committed to hold the poll of the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly”, shared Prime Minister Deuba.
Stating that the country has been on the path to maintain sustainable peace and good governance, he urged all to unite for its development. The PM also thanked the Forum for its advice to the government time and again beyond partisan interests while stating that the parliament has played an important role in managing democratic norms and values.
Similarly, former Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal said the Parliament has been developed as a forum to raise voices of the nation and lead the country in a right way.
Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Govinda Prasad Sharma Koirala informed that various 53 bills and eight ordinances have been stuck in the parliament since 2075 BS.
Former Speaker Ram Chandra Paudel viewed that the parliament that speaks voices of people and fight against dictatorship should always be active. Also, former Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly Subash Chandra Nembang suggested that the Forum should make Parliament more active by carrying out study of annual performance of the Parliament.