Parliament meeting postponed to halt MCC procedures

Kathmandu: A meeting of the House of Representatives scheduled for Sunday has been postponed to stop the US-backed Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) from presenting in the parliament.

The meeting of the House of Representatives was scheduled for 1 pm on Sunday.

Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota had also called a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee at 11:30 am on Sunday to decide the agenda of the meeting.

However, despite all these preparations, the meeting of the House of Representatives was adjourned till Saturday.

A statement from the Federal Parliament Secretariat stated that the meeting was postponed due to the risk of corona epidemic. But coalition leaders say the meeting was postponed after a meeting of the ruling coalition on Saturday evening.

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