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The CPN UML Standing Committee meeting today approved the party’s proposal to amend the charter. According to Party Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam, the meeting took place at the Tulsi Lal Memorial Fund in Lalitpur, where the document was adopted. The proposal was prepared by a working …
The Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanchi, visited Home Minister Val Krishna Khand on Sunday at his office in Singh Durbar.
At the meeting, Mini
Khand thanked the Chinese government for providing a COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal during a difficult time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister Hand also praised China’s continued humanitarian aid to Nepal.
At the ceremony, Ambassador Hou wished the new government a successful tenure and pledged to
continue supporting Nepal in the future.
She also said that Nepal and China have had bilateral relations for centuries, adding that China has always had a positive attitude towards Nepal and democracy.
Members of the UML Central Committee, which is close to the faction led by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, have called on the party leadership to engage in self-criticism. The meeting of the UML Central Committee members argued that some policy decisions taken by the …
Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashanka Koirala says it seems impossible to organize the party’s 14th convention on the scheduled date. The party has scheduled the convention for Aug. 30. In a media interview today, the le ader said holding the convention at the scheduled …
The task force of the ruling coalition formed to formulate a common minimum platform for the work of the government has submitted its report to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
The report of the task force was also submitted today to CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Janata Samajbadi Party Chairman Upendra Yadav and Rshatriya Janamorcha Chairman Chitra Bahadur KC.
According to Task Force member-secretary Keshav Raja Joshi, the Task Force’s work includes issues such as combating the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting national interests, implementing federalism, strengthening federal democracy, managing disaster relief programs for those affected by natural disasters, ensuring good governance, completing the peace process, economic policies and programs, and a balanced foreign policy, all of which the government should work on.
Joshi also shared that the task force has proposed measures to make the coalition stronger and more sustainable, and a code of conduct for ministers.
He said there is also a 10-point working directive for the government to work on.
Accepting the report, Prime Minister Deuba said it would be made public after a proper review by the top leadership. The working group is headed by Nepali Congress general secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka.
The working group includes SC leaders Minendra Rijal and Ramesh Lehak, Maoist Centre leaders Dev Gurung and Barshaman Pun, and JSP leaders Rajendra Shrestha and Mahendra Ray Yadav.