Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal are expected to hold respective meeting today evening to let the major parties explore the scope of consensus on the disputed issues of constitution drafting process.
The two would meet at Baluwatar, the Prime Minister’s official residence, at 6 pm.
Earlier today, Koirala and Dahal had broken the ice before the meeting of Constitutional Council, held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Singha Durbar.
Vice Chairman of CPN-UML and Deputy Prime Minister Bam Dev Gautam and CA Chairman Nembang were also present on the meeting.
Rising up out of the CC meeting, CA Chairman Subas Chandra Nembang said Koirala and Dahal would meet this evening to talk about the consensus.Follow @gorkhapost
2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali
KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.
Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.
“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.
He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.
On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.
He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.
The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.Follow @gorkhapost