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Preparations over for first State 4 Assembly meet

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Pokhara

Feb 5, 2018-

Preparations for the first ever Provincial Assembly meeting of Province 4 for Monday have been completed, the Parliament Secretariat said. The meeting will be held at the assembly hall of the Town Development Training Centre in Nadipur. 

Seating arrangement for the assembly members have been made. Some of the Province 4 assembly members have reached Kaski district for participation, said Joint Secretary of the Secretariat Jibraj Budhathoki. 

The province has 11 districts—Gorkha, Lamjung, Kaski, Tanahun, Syangja, Nawalparasi, Mustang, Myagdi, Baglung, Parbat and Manang. As part of the preparations, an all-party meeting was held on Saturday, which agreed to a dress code for the assembly members.

As per the agreement, the male member will have to wear daura suruwal and coat or a suit or clothing that identifies his ethnicity. The women assembly member will have to wear sari, blouse or a suit or clothing that identifies her ethnicity. 

The Monday meeting, which is expected to last around an hour and 15 minutes, will see the province chief convene the meeting in line with the parliamentary norms, endorse an internal rules of procedures and select a presidium to be chaired by a person in the absence of Provincial Assembly Speaker, said Budhathoki. 

The all-party meeting also agreed on allowing only 11 assembly members to deliver speech at the meeting.

Published: 05-02-2018 08:01

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