Kathmandu, May 24: Lawmakers taking part in the deliberations on the government’s policy and programme in today's meeting of the House of Representatives have focused on its effective implementation.
They have opined that the policy and programme will remain ineffective unless it is properly implemented in action.
Taking part in the deliberations, lawmaker Agni Sapkota said that the middle men's presence in each sector was wrong therefore government should strictly end it. He further added that the implementation part should be stronger for better results.
Laxman Lal Karna said that the constitution amendment was imperative for peace.
Rajendra Shrestha said that the phrase 'federal democratic republic' was not mentioned in the policy and programme which was regrettable.
Lawmaker Jaypuri Gharti opined for implementing the policy and programme as it was brought with the foundation of taking the nation ahead on the path of socialism.
Lawmaker Dilendra Prasad Badu demanded a rewrite of the policy and programme terming them a way to deceive people's representatives by incorporating long-term goals although the policy and programme are just for the FY 2075\76, and negligence to strengthen federalism.
Rabindra Raj Sharma supported the policy and programme terming them practical, while Man Kumari GC, Prem Prasad Tulachan and Chandra Chaudhary demanded their implementation word by word.
Chhakka Bahadur Lama suggested to the government focusing on tourism for the development of Karnali Province and increasing investment in energy.
Devendra Poudel stood by the policy and programme which have incorporated plans to blacktop roads at local levels within five years, construct east west railway, Birgunj-Kathmandu Railway and Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu Railway, and increase country's economy by double digits among others.