Kathmandu, Sept 16 – Lawmakers in today’s meeting of the House of Representatives put up various contemporary issues. Yogesh Bhattarai expressed the hope that the signing of the transit and transport protocol between Nepal and China would raise Nepal’s economy.
He also expected this agreement to be helping ease Nepal’s international trade through six border points with China in the days to come, and taking diplomatic relations between the two countries to a new height. Durga Poudel drew the attention of the government to arrest and to make public the murderer(s) of Nirmala Panta, 13, of Kanchanpur, who was raped and murdered.
Dibyamani Rajbhandari objected to the idea of shifting the office of Social Welfare Council to the Office of Vice President.
Similarly, Chanda Chaudhary expressed worries about the increasing incidents of rapes and violence against women, and demanded the capital punishment for the rapists by amending the related act and laws. Likewise, Pradip Yadav called the attention of the government to complete the Nijgadh Airport construction soon.
Prem Suwal demanded transparency in the Nepal Medical Council, while Chhaka Bahadur Lama urged the establishment of the exam centre of the Teachers Service Commission in Simikot, Humla.
Maina Kumari Bhandari drew the attention of the government to shifting the settlements of various places in Baglung at risk of flooding to safety.