A new be­gin­ning

Southasia - - BRIEFINGS -

The

sec­ond Con­stituent As­sem­bly (CA) of Nepal held its first meet­ing at the In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion Cen­tre (ICC) in New Banesh­wor. The act­ing Chair­man of the CA, Surya Ba­hadur Thapa – who is also the se­nior­most mem­ber of the as­sem­bly - chaired the meet­ing. The CA mem­bers elected through di­rect and pro­por­tional elec­toral sys­tems par­tic­i­pated in the meet­ing and were sworn in by Thapa.

The meet­ing was held af­ter two months of pro­trac­tion fol­low­ing the Novem­ber 19 elec­tions. In­au­gu­rat­ing the meet­ing, Thapa ex­pressed his con­fi­dence in the sec­ond CA and hoped that it would com­plete the task of writ­ing a con­sti­tu­tion for the coun­try.

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