LALITPUR: Finance Minister Barshaman Pun has said the disputed issues in the constitution drafting would be settled through a voting among the parties within the next five days.
Taking part in an interaction programme organised by the ex- Gurkha armies' welfare committee in Lalitpur on Wednesday, Minister Pun said a voting system would be adopted to seek a way out to the contentious issues and whereby the first draft of the constitution would be prepared.
"It is likely that mixed electoral system would be adopted as regards with the forms of governance", he said adding that the president and the prime minister elected by the parliamentary system would have equal state powers.
Though the government was planning to manage dual citizenship for the non-resident Nepalis, Minister Pun said that no decision has been made so far regarding citizenship of the ex Gurkhas.
However, the Gurkha armies residing abroad could be provided with a voting opportunity through the use of electronic voting system, he added.
Presenting a working paper on the topic, advocate Chandra Kanta Gyawali called for implementing the dual citizenship system in the country.
According to information provided at the programme, presently some 40,000 Nepali are in Indian army, some 109,000 in the Singapore Army and some 3,300 in the British Army.