KATHMANDU — The ruling CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) have issued a whip to all PP members to cast vote in favour of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today.
A joint meeting of Parliamentary Parties held at the Federal Parliament Building, New Baneshwor, issued the directives to parliamentarians of both parties for their mandatory presence and to cast vote in favour of Prime Minister Oli.
Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to seek a vote of confidence in today’s meeting of the House of Representatives. Oli was elected to the post of Prime Minister on February 15.
As per the Constitution, Prime Minister should take a vote of confidence within 30 days after his/her election to the post.
Addressing the joint PP meeting, CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party leader Oli urged the HoR members to cast vote as per the determination of both parties of taking the country ahead towards the path of good governance and economic prosperity.
Similarly, Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ urged the HoR members of his party to cast vote in favour of the Prime Minister.Follow @gorkhapost
Met department warns of flash floods risk in hilly districts
KATHMANDU — The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted flash floods in the rivers of hilly districts due to incessant rains, urging people living near the river banks and surrounding areas to remain alert to such possibility.
The Meteorological Forecasting Division issued a press release today, forecasting the possibility of flash floods in small and seasonal rivers mainly in Dolakha, Rasuwa, Dhading, Gorkha, Surkhet, Rolpa, Darchula and some other hilly districts.
It has said that the possibility of waters flow in Kankai, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati, Narayani, West Rapti, Babai, Karnali and Mahakali rivers crossing the danger line is low.
Hilly districts are likely to see rains today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow and people residing near the banks of rivers and their surroundings need to remain alert.
Light to moderate rains have been still forecast for the next three days while some parts in the western part of Nepal are probably to record heavy rains.
According to the division latest details, Lumle witnessed the maximum rainfall (231 mm) today and it is followed by Jiri ( 85mm), Okhaldhunga (40 mm), Taplejung ( 26mm), Dadeldhura (25 mm ) and Kathmandu (15mm).
Today’s maximum temperature of the Kathmandu Valley was recorded at 31 degree Celsius while the minimum temperature was 20.8 degree CelsiusFollow @gorkhapost