Speaker calls on President

Posted on: May 04, 2017 | views: 150

Speaker Onsari Gharti has called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari to discuss about the latest political developments in the nation.

The Speaker met the Head-of-the-State, following her meeting with the top leaders of three major political parties at her Office, Singha Durbar. 

Prior to heading towards the Shital Niwas, the Speaker had a meeting with the top leaders of Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre) and main opposition CPN (UML). 

Matters relating to the revised constitution amendment bill, the motion of impeachment filed against Chief Justice (now suspended) Sushila Karki and remaining process with this regard and the upcoming local-level election were discussed during the President-Speaker meeting, according to Speaker's press advisor Babin Sharma.

On the occasion the Speaker was learnt to have informed the President that the Parliament would go ahead with the impeachment motion being based on the set precedents and discussions on the constitution amendment bill was halted as per the political understanding.