Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

Govt’s policy, program endorsed

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A Council of Ministers’ meeting on Sunday has endorsed the government's policy and program targeting the upcoming national budget.

The cabinet that met for the first time under the chairmanship of officiating Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam, approved the policy and programs of the government, according to Minister for Information and Communications and government spokesperson Dr Minendra Rijal.

The officiating Prime Minister will now call on President Dr Ram Baran Yadav and apprise him of the government's annual policy and program endorsed by the cabinet.

The cabinet meeting today also wished for speedy recovery of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala who is undergoing treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA, said Dr Rijal.

Later in the afternoon, President Dr Yadav was scheduled to table the government's policy and programs for the year 2014/15 at the Legislature-Parliament.

This will be the first time that Dr Yadav will address the parliament since the November 19 CA elections.