News Digest (May 14 – May 20, 2020)

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Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party (NCP) & the Government:On May 15, 2020, President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented the government’s Policy and Programs for the Fiscal Year 2077/2078 BS. Key promises made by the President were: Coronavirus-free country Diplomatic efforts to reclaim Kalapani Two new international airports Launch of two railway …

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News Digest (May 7 – May 13, 2020)

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Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party: After Prime Minister Oli stormed out of the party secretariat meeting following a disagreement, the much-asked-for standing committee meeting seemed uncertain.[1] This suggested that NCP’s debate resurfaced after Oli showed his intention to postpone the meeting.[2] Standing Committee Meeting: Despite the uncertainty over NCP’s standing …