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Congress decides to support Maoist Center to form new govt

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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.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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