|¬†President Dr Ram Baran Yadav (L) reads out the policy document of the new government at the legislature parliament on Thursday, July 09 09. Also pictured is Speaker Subash Nemwang. nepalnews.com/rh|
Rehabilitation of people displaced by the decade long conflict and relief programmes to conflict-affected families will be other priorities of the UML-led government.
As per the policy document, rehabilitation, integration and the management of Maoist combatants will be completed before the new constitution is issued.
Similarly, the government will introduce interim provisions to run the local bodies on the basis on political consensus.
As agreed by political parties earlier, some important commissions like Peace and Rehabilitation Commission, truth and reconciliation commission and commission on involuntary disappearance will be formed this year.
The government also plans to launch probe into the property of former royal families and use their misappropriated property in the national interest.
The policy document mentions that improving security situation, guaranteeing press freedom and human rights and ending impunity will also be the priorities of the government.¬† The government has also pledged to introduce code of conduct for the government agencies in order to make their works effective.
Scientific land reform, formation of industrial security force and programmes to provide at least 100 days employment to poor families in a year also figure as the priorities in the policies and programmes of the government.
Similarly, the government will take stern measures to stop highway blockades and disruptions and will scrap the syndicate system in transportation service.
Meanwhile, in a symbolic protest against the President's move reinstating the army chief sacked by the previous government, the main opposition Unified CPN (Maoist) sent only two lawmakers - deputy parliamentary party leader Narayankaji Shrestha and chief whip Post Bahadur Bogati - at today's House sitting.
In the second sitting today, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal will table the policies and programmes at the parliament.
The House will debate the policies and programmes on Sunday before endorsing it.
The next day, Finance Minister Sunrendra Pandey will unveil the budget for the new fiscal year. nepalnews