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The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has initiated discussion on transforming the country’s civil service into level-based system to ensure officials fast promotions while easing their readjustment in the three-tier government.
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On August 4, a delegation of the Morang Chamber of Industries and Morang Merchant Association met Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to discuss the issues that businesspeople in Province 1 are grappling with.
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The federal government plans to set up a regulator to oversee the trading of precious metals in the country’s bullion market. Government officials say the move aims transparency and eliminating the dubious practice of channelling illegal money into precious metals.
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The Local Infrastructure Development Partnership Programme (LIDPP) handled by lawmakers would follow the model of its earlier avatar—the controversial Constituency Development Programme (CDP).
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Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada will seek a significant increase in assistance from some of the multilateral and bilateral donors during his upcoming meeting with aid agency representatives in Washington, Finance Ministry officials said.
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The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration on Saturday said 456 civil servants who had applied for the government’s Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) have withdrawn their applications, The scheme announced on January 12 by the previous government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba, 9,656 government employees including five secretaries and 38 joint secretaries had opted for VRS.
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