On Sunday, the government plans to make public its shared minimum programme and method for government operation, which was prepared by the ruling coalition taskforce.
On Saturday, a meeting of the ruling alliance’s top leaders met at Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s official house resolved to do so. On Friday, the taskforce presented the top leaders with a draught of the programme and procedure.
Durga Paudel, the leader of the Rastriya Janamorcha, announced after the meeting that the paper would be made public on Sunday.
Sher Bahadur Deuba, Nepali Congress president and Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Janata Samajwadi Party chair Upendra Yadav, and Rastriya Janamorcha chair Chitra Bahadur KC and Paudel were all present at the meeting.
To assist the government’s operation, the taskforce has proposed forming a High Level Joint Political Committee at the federal, provincial, and local levels. It has also drafted a code of conduct for the Cabinet’s new ministers.
The government’s priorities, according to the report, include combating the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting national interest, implementing federalism, strengthening the federal democratic system, managing relief packages for disaster victims, good governance, completing the peace process, economic policy and programme, and having a balanced foreign policy, among others.
It has also proposed various measures to strengthen and extend the partnership, as well as a code of conduct for ministers.