KATHMANDU — The party unity coordination committee meeting of the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) has given the responsibility of finalising the outstanding issues of the unification to the UML Chair KP Sharma Oli and Maoist Center Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.
The meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar today allocated this responsibility to the two party chairmen.
Maoist Center leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha said the next meeting of the committee will determine the date for the unification of the two parties.Follow @gorkhapost
Constitution Day today
KATHMANDU — The Constitution Day is being observed throughout the country by organising various programs on Wednesday.
The government has organised a special function at the Nepal Army pavilion to mark the third anniversary of the Constitution, promulgated by an elected body after six decades of political struggle.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari,Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chief Justice, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the National Assembly, deputy prime ministers, ministers, high-ranking government officials, security chiefs, heads of diplomatic missions based in Kathmandu, among others, are attending the function.
The government had formed a main organising committee chaired by Prime Minister Oli to celebrate the event.
An aerial display of a banner reading ‘Constitution Day-2075’, balloons, and flowers were showered from helicopter as parts of the celebration.
Similarly, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Scouts are set to perform march past.
Meanwhile, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli have extended best wishes to fellow citizens on the occasion of Constitution Day and National Day 2075.
In her message, President Bhandari said it was a matter of happiness for all to have an environment conducive to prosper democratic political system of Nepal through constitutional roadmap.
She said that the Constitution has envisaged creating an equitable society based on social justice with a goal to develop a socialism-oriented economy.
“I think it is the timely need for all the actors including people-representative institutions, political parties, state organs and entire Nepali people to embrace the letter and spirit of the Constitution to expedite socio-economic development”.
He said that the consitution, which was framed through the Constituent Assembly after a seven-decade long wait not only fulfilled people’s aspiration and optimism but also included principles and values.
Prime Minister Oli has also said that the Constitution has guaranteed fundamental rights and freedom to all citizens without any discrimination.Follow @gorkhapost