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National ID Card and Vital Registration Bill passed

Published Date : August 28, 2019

Kathmandu, July 28: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday has endorsed the National Identity Card and Vital Registration Bill-2076 BS.

Earlier in the meeting, Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa had presented a proposal seeking deliberation on the Bill along with the report of the State Affairs and Good Governance Committee, which the HoR had approved.

Responding to queries raised by the parliamentarian in today’s meeting, Minister Thapa gave assurances to incorporate the issues related to the national identity card raised in the parliament.

Assuring that one’s personal details will be protected, Thapa said,” The national identity card is multipurpose and there are more than 150 countries that are implementing the ID card.

The national ID card will replace all other papers beside passport and citizenship ID card.”

Likewise, the proposal presented by Minister for Finance Dr Yuwaraj Khatiwada in the HoR meeting seeking approval to send the Bill related to Citizen Investment Fund (second amendment) Bill-2075 BS for clause-wise discussion has been approved.

Earlier, the meeting had endorsed a proposal presented by Minister for Education, Science and Technology Girirajmani Pokharel seeking approval to send the Bill related to the Madan Bhandari Science and Technology University, 2076 for clause-wise deliberations in the concerned committee.

The next meeting of HoR is scheduled for coming August 29.

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