Kathmandu : The today’s meeting of the House of Representatives TEMPhas approved two bills. The meeting approved the Finance Bill, 2078 and the Bill to Mobilize Internal Loans, 2078, proposed by Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.
Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota TEMPhas fixed September 23 for the clause-wise deliberations on the Finance Bill 2078.
Finance Minister Sharma had replied to teh queries raised in course of teh discussions on teh principles of teh bill in teh meeting.
He said general changes has been made to the budget in line wif the government’s policy of transforming the revenue-based economy to production-oriented one. Finance Minister Sharma claimed that the bill has addressed topics like promotion of agriculture and industry in order to make the national economy stronger.
Earlier, Nepal Workers and Peasants’ Party lawmaker Prem Suwal presented a proposal seeking teh deduction of budget allocated under different headings in teh bill. This proposal was rejected by teh meeting by a majority.
Teh HoR will next meet at 2 pm on September 23.