Kathmandu, May 24 . Minister for Information and Communications Raj Kishor Yadav Thursday said that the government and major three political parties, including Madhesi Front, would jointly bring out their common views regarding the interim order issued by the Supreme Court (SC) for not initiating further processes for extending the tenure of the Constituent Assembly by three months.
The government could not alone decide and make a single-handed decision at this critical juncture of national politics, Minister Yadav said after the cabinet meeting that was held at Singha Durbar this evening. “We will make our common views including of Maoists, Madhesi Front, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML to take certain steps about the SC’s verdict, most probably on Friday,” Minister Yadav said in answer to a query by journalists.
However, in Thursday’s cabinet meeting, no discussion took place regarding the interim order issued by SC on the term extension of CA, the meeting was purely focused in routine topics, Minister Yadav claimed.
Similarly, the cabinet meeting decided to hold a high level economic convention in Nepal in the month of November in Nepal. For this the government endorsed in principle the concept paper designed for holding the convention.
The government reappointed Kashi Raj Dahal, chairman of the Administrative Court, for the next five years.
The cabinet meeting also decided to declare Dipendra Das, who died in the Janakpur bomb blast, as a martyr and provide Rs. 1 million as economic assistance to late Das’s family.
The government also decided to provide compensation and bear medical expenses of the journalists injured in the three-day bandh called by Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN).
The government would provide such compensation as per details collected and recommended from the local level damages evaluation committee. Similarly, the government has decided to reshuffle and transfer the duties of five AIGs of the Armed Police Forces.