Union Cabinet cleared Ram Nath Kovind’s speech to deliver in Parliament

Vastavam web: The Union Cabinet today cleared President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech which he will deliver in Parliament at a joint sitting of both the Houses on January 29, the first day of the Budget session, official sources said.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who returned from Davos today, chaired the Cabinet meeting during which MoUs India was likely to sign with ASEAN countries in the next few days were also cleared.ASEAN comprises Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos and Brunei.Kovind’s speech, sources said, will highlight the government’s focus on development and efforts to empower the backward and weaker sections of the society.