KATHMANDU — 10 different Maoist parties including UCPN (Maoist) have united Thursday and formed new party named CPN Maoist Center.
The UCPN-Maoist, the CPN-Revolutionary Maoist and the Revolutionary Communist Party and other small parties outside the parliament have declared the unification.
The parties have also picked UCPN-Maoist Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal as Chairman of the unified party.
The unified party would have a 699-member central committee. Names of other office bearers and central committee members, however, were not disclosed at the announcement ceremony held this afternoon at a party palace of Babarmahal.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.