September 22, 2021, Wednesday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Deuba government unveils CMP

The Nepal Weekly
August 10, 2021

Sher Bahadur Deurb government has unveiled its Common Minimum Policy and Programme (CMP) amidst a programme in Kathmandu on Sunday prioritizing free COVID-19 vaccination to all the Nepalese, concluding the remaining works related with the ongoing peace process, providing relief to the COVID hit trade and industries as well as marginalized people, controlling inflation and taking action against corruption among others.

The CMP was unveiled by Nepali Congress leader and CMP coordinator Purna Khadka in presence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba amidst a function attended by leaders of the ruling alliance and senior Government officials.

The 14 page Common Minimum Program also mentions about pursuing a balanced foreign policy by sanfeguarding national interest, reviewing all accords and agreements that go against national interest and resolving all outstanding border issues with neighburing countries including Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh as well as strengthening border security by deploying border security posts along the international border to prevent smuggling etc.

The CMP also mentions about introducing economic packages for uplifting the country’s economy hit by covid 19 and uplifting tourism sector and other industries that are hard hit by the pandemic. The CMP also pledges to vaccinate all the Nepalese against the covid – 19 within the current Nepalese year 2078 BS which ends in April next year. NC President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda, Janata Samajwadi Party, Nepal, Chairman Upendra Yadav and Rashtriya Janamorcha chief Chitra Bahadur KC unveiled the CMP jointly.  The unveiling of the CMP has paved way for expansion of the Deuba cabinet.