KATHMANDU — Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun has said preparations were ongoing for bringing the unification process between his party CPN Maoist Centre and CPN-UML to a conclusion before Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s India visit.
The party unification coordination committee has been working with an objective of finalising the issue within few days, he said while addressing a meeting and training programme organised by the Palpa-Kathmandu Federal Republic Liaison Forum close to the party.
“The Prime Minister’s India visit is taking place on April 6 and works are in progress to formally unite the parties before that,” he added.
The meeting has formed a 35-member new executive committee led by Ghanshyam Basyal for the Forum and a nine-member advisory committee under the leadership of former lawmaker Tulasa Rana Magar.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost