Kathmandu: The government has announced the minimum common program.
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel has announced the minimum common program covering the common issues raised by the participating parties in the government.
The Minimum Common Program mentions encouraging domestic production and domestic consumption, developing national capital and making the country economically independent.
For this, the minimum common program of the government is to conduct the ‘Make in Nepal’ campaign, to emphasize the production of consumer goods based on indigenous raw materials and to replace imports.
It is also mentioned in the minimum common program that priority should be given to the production and use of domestically produced food items, shoes, medicines, cement, and appropriate interest subsidies on taxes, electricity tariffs and loans to the cooperative and private sector to encourage production.