KATHMANDU — The joint meeting of the taskforce of the major three political parties and agitating Untied Democratic Madhesi Front on Friday decided to form a political mechanism to address the concerns of the Morcha regarding the provincial demarcation within three days.
A meeting between the taskforces of the three major parties—the Nepali Congress, the CPN-UML and the UCPN (Maoist)— and the UDMF in Baluwatar on Friday agreed to give three months to the to-be-formed mechanism to find a meeting point on state boundaries.
The decision was taken at the joint meeting of top leader of the major three political parties at the official residence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
Both sides have agreed, on a fundamental level, to from the mechanism, add to its Terms of Reference (ToR) and get it endorsed by the Legislature-Parliament before Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli leaves on his official visit to India starting February 19.
This is the first meeting of the taskforce summoned by PM Oli after the UDMF formally declared the lifting of its the four-and-half-month outskirt barricade, general shutdown and impediments at government workplaces.
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”.