KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress (NC) Wednesday has decided to support CPN (Maoist Center) for forming of the new government.
The biggest party in the parliament has formally endorsed the seven-point agreement that its leader, Sher Bahadur Deuba, forged with CPN Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal to form a new coalition government.
A meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of the party held at Parliament Building on Wednesday decided to that impact. The meeting decided to lean support to Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the candidate for new prime minister.
At the beginning of the meeting, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba had read aloud the deal reached with the CPN (Maoist Center) and had requested the CWC to endorse it.
The meeting has also decided to file a no- confidence motion against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
It is learnt that as per an understanding between the two leaders Maoist Chairman Dahal would lead the coalition government for now, and Deuba would succeed to him after some months.
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”.