PM Imran congratulates Nepalese counterpart on his success

 PM Imran congratulates Nepalese counterpart on his success

Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulates Nepalese counterpart on winning vote of confidence in Parliament

ISLAMABAD, 19 July: Prime Minister(PM) Imran Khan on Monday congratulated his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba on winning a vote of confidence in Nepal’s House of Representatives.

“Pakistan looks forward to further deepening its cordial ties with Nepal & would continue to work closely with Nepalese on issues of common interest,” he said in a message on his official Twitter handle.

Deuba wins vote of confidence in Parliament

Deuba, the 75-year-old chief of the Nepali Congress, was appointed as the prime minister on July 12 after Supreme Court’s intervention. He secured 165 votes in the 275-member house on Sunday.

A total of 136 votes were required for Deuba to win Parliament’s confidence. He has previously served at the prime minister on four occasion; first from 1995 to 1997, then from 2001 to 2002, again from 2004 to 2005, and from 2017 to 2018.

“I hereby declare that the motion of the vote of confidence tabled by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has been endorsed with a majority,” House Speaker Agni Sapkota announced.

Read this: PM Imran announces to bring rigid laws against land grabbers

Prime Minister(PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday announced to bring more stringent laws against the illegal occupation of land, saying that previously land grabbers were able to go scot-free owing to fewer fines and imprisonment. PM Imran while inaugurating different development projects in Islamabad said that the prices of land have gone up in the capital, attracting land grabbers to illegally occupy the land.

“Whenever we apprehend a land grabber, they come out after securing bail from courts,” he said and shared that mostly laws land grabbers are not deterred from committing the act again owing to fewer punishments of imprisonment and fines. Imran Khan said that the government was now bringing a new bill pertaining to land grabbing

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