KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Chief Ministers to get down to competitive development for the country’s prosperity.
In a meeting with the Chief Ministers of all the seven provinces at his office today, the Prime Ministsr has pointed out the need of competition between the province governments for the country’s better development, progress and prosperity.
He had summoned the Chief Ministers to the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.
Stating that there was not much time for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, he said the only option was to move ahead on the path to prosperity in the remaining 13 years.
“We waged successful revolutions in various phases and now there is no alternative to the local, provincial and federal governments than to moving forward on the path of prosperity,” Prime Minister’s press coordinator Chetan Adhikari quoted the PM as saying in the meeting with the Chief Ministers.
The Prime Minister also gave directives for resolving the problem to do with giving complete shape to the laws needed by the province government through the facilitation committee formed under the coordination of the Attorney General.
“We should all work towards poverty eradication; now nobody will die due to cold in Tarai. What is required for the province government, please be clear and put your views,” PM Oli said.
On a separate topic, Prime Minister Oli said nobody would be allowed to interfere in the country’s internal affairs and that relations based on equality and goodwill would be maintained with all neighbouring countries.Follow @gorkhapost
Dahal says discussion about party unification process positive
KATHMANDU — CPN Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachand has said the bilateral discussions regarding the unification between the party and CPN-UML are heading positively.
Chair Dahal apprised the extended meeting held today at his Khumaltar-based private residence of the progress in the unification process.
Talking to media persons following the meeting, party Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal said that time would be taken for uniting the parties.
“The date for the unification cannot be declared right now,” she said while stressing the need to make no haste on the matter of making a new party by merging two political parties.
According to Spokesperson Bhusal, party chair Dahal briefed the meeting about his discussions with the UML chair regarding party unification committee’s reports.
Stating that bilateral talks and discussions on the political and organisational issues were heading positively, leader Dahal assured the meeting that merging process was going ahead to ensure the unification as per the interests of both parties and the nation, according to Spokesperson Bhusal.Follow @gorkhapost