KATHMANDU — 52 political parties have submitted their closed list for the proportional representation in the upcoming elections of House of Representatives and State Assemblies at the Office of the Election Commission in Kathmandu on Sunday.
The parties submitting the list are Nepali Congress, CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Centre), Federal Socialist Forum, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic), Nepal Workers and Peasant Party among other several fringe parties.
Leaders of these parties reached the EC Office to submit the list. The EC had fixed the time for submitting the closed list from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday.
Speaking in the press meet, Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav praised the political parties’ role for their enthusiasm, tolerance and positivity to make the election successful.
Dr Yadav further urged the government and political parties to make the election fear- free, impartial and peaceful.
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”.