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Annual policy and programme 2023/24: Here are Nepal’s 16 priorities for the next fiscal year

Muna Aryal May 19, 2023

Kathmandu : The government is all set to investigate the properties of high-ranking officials.

Unveiling the policies and programs for the fiscal year 2023/24, on Friday, President Ram Chandra Paudel mentioned this at the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament today.

“Property acquired illegally by anyone, including high-ranking officials, will be brought under scrutiny,” Paudel said reading out the government’s policies and programs.

Paudel said that the bill introduced in relation to prevention of money laundering and promotion of business environment will be passed in the current session.

Policy, legal and institutional reforms will be made to address the recommendations of the Asia Pacific Group’s assessment report.

An integrated statement of criminal assets and instruments will be prepared and proper management and utilization of criminal assets and instruments will be done.

By intensifying the anti-corruption campaign, the policy of zero tolerance against corruption will be implemented more strictly at all levels and structures of the state.

The National Vigilance Center under the direct supervision of the Prime Minister will be activated by providing the necessary manpower and technology to address the complaints lodged by the people in anti-governance activities such as irregularities, corruption, tax evasion, artificial scarcity, black market, commercial monopolies, etc.

Government mechanisms from the district to the center will be mobilized for addressing and monitoring public complaints and complaints.

The Bill on the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority will be passed in this session of Parliament and the Bill on National Vigilance Center will be presented in this session of Parliament,” read the policies and programs.