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Nepal seeks support for its constitution making process

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Kathmandu, August 28: The Nepalese government has urged neighbouring countries and the intertiol community to support Nepal’s ongoing constitution drafting process. While briefing Kathmandu-based diplomats on the country’s latest political situation, Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey and Minister for Fince Ramsharan Mahat on Thursday said that the new constitution will accommodate aspirations and voices of all sections of the Nepalese society.

“After nearly eight years of consistent efforts we have entered the fil phase of constitution drafting and the Constituent Assembly has been holding discussion on the fil text of the constitution,” the two ministers said while addressing the representatives of the diplomatic fraternity in Nepal. During the meeting, the ministers also said that a 16-point deal reached on June 8 among the four major political parties has greatly speeded up the constitution drafting process, reported Xinhua. The text of the new constitution has been revised based on inputs received during public consultations. The issues of delineating boundaries and filizing the number of provinces within the federal structure have somehow proved difficult, the two ministers said. (IANS)

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