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
Petroleum products’ prices go down
KATHMANDU- The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petroleum products effective this midnight.
A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost