ACHHAM — CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the unification between CPN-UML and his party Maoist Center would be announced before March third week.
Chair Dahal, at a press meet organized by the Press Centre Nepal at Ramaroshan in the district Friday, clarified that there were no hindrances for the unification bid, therefore, it gets concrete shape soon.
On another note, Dahal, also the former Prime Minister, shared that the Cabinet would be expanded very soon.
He also said the country was moving on the way to socialism, as the three tiers of governments (federal, provincial and local) were in place to expedite development activities in the country.
UML, Maoist Centre summon joint PP meet for today
The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) have summoned a joint Parliamentary Party meeting of the two parties at the Parliament building in New Baneshwor on Saturday.
A joint meeting has been summoned to impart training on making the parliamentary affairs uniform as the two parties have decided to train member of parliaments in view of the federal parliament meeting slated from Monday,according to UML office Secretary Krishna Gopal Shrestha.
Prime Minister and UML Parliamentary Party leader KP Sharma Oli, CPN (Maoist Centre) Parliamentary Party leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal, and former Speaker Subash Nembang will provide training along with the directive to the lawmakers of the two parties.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.