President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to address a joint session of the Federal Parliament and present the government’s policy and programmes for the upcoming fiscal year today.
Special arrangements have been made to welcome the President to the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwor. Security arrangements have been tightened in view of the scheduled visit of the Head-of-the-State to the Federal Parliament.
Ministers, members in the both Houses, and distinguished personalities are already in the Federal Parliament to take part in the session.
As per the constitutional calendar, budget for the upcoming fiscal year shall be presented on Jeth 15 (May 28) every year. The practice is that the policy and programmes will be presented before two weeks of the budget announcement.—
Source: National News Agency