KATHMANDU — The ruling Nepali Congress and Nepal Democratic Forum led by Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar are all set to announce merger on Monday. The merger between the two parties scheduled for Sunday evening couldn’t happen.
As the two-party discussion held in Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar, did not conclude Sunday evening, the announcement of the unification would be made Monday, said NC leader Mahesh Acharya, who also attended the meeting.
Forum leader Yogendra Chaudhary said earlier in the day that there were issues remaining to be discussed for the unification.
The party unification was supposed to happen last Monday,however, it was put on hold citing internal management.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost