KATHMANDU – The first session of the federal parliament following the House of Representatives (HoR) election is scheduled to take place today.
Separate meetings of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly would be held at the federal parliament building at New Baneswor from 1.00 pm onwards. This would be the first session of the HoR and 13th session of the NA.
In the meetings of the HoR and NA on Monday, a letter received from the Office of the President on summon of the Federal Parliament Session would be read out. Also the letters from the Office of the President on appointment of the Prime Minister and formation of the Council of Ministers would be read out.
Assistant Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Dasharath Dhamala said that leaders of the political parties are scheduled to address the HoR and NA.
In the HoR meeting, 12 political parties’ leaders representing the House are scheduled to deliver their message of best wishes. The senior-most member of the HoR Pashupati Shumsher JBR would welcome the MPs.
The HoR meeting shall run as per the HoR Regulations, 2075 BS. The meeting would also approve the Regulations. On Monday, eldest MP JBR would inform the House about a proposal that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ would take vote of confidence of the House on Tuesday.
Maoist Centre Chairman Prachanda was appointed the PM on December 25, 2022 with the support of 169 lawmakers. As per the Article 76 (4) of the Constitution of Nepal, the PM-elect under the Article 76 (2) needs to take the vote of confidence in the HoR within 30 days of the PM’s election.