Cabinet meeting: Constitution implementation top priority

Posted on: June 07, 2017 | views: 115

The new government is to take constitution implementation and three-tier elections to be held within January 21, 2018 as its top priority. 

The first meeting of the Council of Ministers held today at the Office of the Prime Minister at Singha Durbar decided to hold second round of local-level election in the scheduled date and to implement the constitution and management of transition as per the constitution. Newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba chaired the meeting. 

Similarly, the government also decided to hold election of province and the centre within January 21, 2018 as mentioned in the constitution, said newly appointed Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki. 

The government has also laid emphasis to different tasks including making post-reconstruction works effective, making people's oriented service efficient and smooth, strengthening peace and security and supply management and completing the remaining task of the peace process. 

The meeting also nominated Finance Minister Karki as the Spokesperson of the government until further arrangement.