NA meeting: Lawmakers urge government to give alternative to petroleum products

May 26, 2022

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Kathmandu: Lawmakers have suggested the government to give alternative to petroleum products and traditional skill during the discussion held on government’s policies and programmes for coming fiscal year 2022/23 in today’s meeting of the National Assembly.

They asked the government to pay its attention on different issues including to provide chemical fertilizer on time, to establish fertilizer factory in the country, to pay attention on national pride projects, to resolve problems of landless squatters, to pay attention on providing quality education.

Some of the lawmakers put forth their views in favour of the government’s policies and programmes while some others expressed their dissatisfaction towards it.

On the occasion, lawmaker of the CPN (Unified Socialist), Jayanti Devi Rai, said that though the government’s policies and programmes are good, the government has to pay its attention in increasing the use of electricity as the alternative to petroleum products in the policies and programmes.

Similarly, Bhuwan Bahadur Sunar of the CPN (Maoist Centre) suggested the government should give tax exemption on raw materials brought from abroad in order to modernize indigenous and traditional profession.