President To Address Federal Parliament Joint Session On Feb 10

Feb 5, Kathmandu: President Bidya Devi Bhandari will be addressing a joint session of the Federal Parliament on coming Friday.

According to the Spokesperson for the Office of the President, Sagar Acharya, the President will, in accordance with Article 95 of the Constitution, be addressing a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament on February 27.

Article 95 which is about Address by President states, “President may address either House or a joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament and s/he may summon the members for that purpose. President shall address the first session after an election to the House of Representatives and a joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament after the commencement of the first session of each year.”

The first session of the HoR formed following the November 20 elections to the HoR and Province Assembly is underway.