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Politics of Nepal

In Nepal, the type of government is a Federal parliamentary republic. In Nepal, the legislative power is vested in a Constituent Assembly. The head of the government is Bidhya Devi Bhandari. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Nepal lasts until 1 January 2020. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Nepal lasts until 1/1/2020. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Nepal is 1.878. Due to strong law enforcement presence and high social responsibility, Nepal is very safe by international standards. The strength of legal rights index for Nepal is 6. Overall, it is considered to be rather adequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders at least decently; credit information is msotly sufficient and generally available. In 2013, Nepal received 769.7 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 884.7 USD.

Government

In Nepal, the head of the government is Bidhya Devi Bhandari. The government system of Nepal is a Federal parliamentary republic. In Nepal, the legislative power is vested in a Constituent Assembly; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Constituent Assembly. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Nepal is -0.83. This indicates that the government of Nepal is ineffective. Public and civil services are severely handicapped, leading to potential for social and political upheaval.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Nepal is a member of.

Nepal is a member of the United Nations (UN). Nepal is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Nepal is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Nepal became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Nepal is part of, click on Nepal membership in international unions.

Freedom in Nepal

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Nepal is 2. Citizens in Nepal experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Nepal, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Nepal click on Freedom in Nepal.