KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday has briefed the House of Representatives and informed the parliamentarians about various agenda to be raised during his upcoming official visit to India.
The Prime Minister, in his address, revealed the agendas including reconstruction works, Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project (PMP), completion of postal highway, railway projects among others that will be discussed with the Indian government in the visit.
Oli, who will begin his three-day visit from Friday informed the Parliament that his government always wanted to have balanced relation with the neighbouring countries.
Praising the support provided by the India during the 2015 earthquake, Oli said, “I will discuss the projects that were committed to be reconstructed by India after the devastating earthquake.”
“We will go unified for the development and the promotion of the nation. We obviously will go forward in the developmental activities and also will maintain harmonious relations with our neighbouring nations for the purpose of development and prosperity,” PM Oli said.
During the address, Oli said that Nepal’s relations with China and India was closer and their relations with them would deepen furthermore.
“We will not do such kind of activities that fragments the unity or spring up the feeling of disparity developing the relation of mutual benefit and understanding,” Oli added.
The Prime Minister made the commitment to present forward the previously agreed issues treaties and make the updates over the issues which requires attention with time.
“This time also I am not going to pile up additional agreements, I would focus on turning the relations into reality, and how we can turn it to practice or be effective,” Oli said.
During the latter’s visit, PM Oli and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also set to inaugurate an integrated check post, which is built in the town of Birgunj in Nepal.Follow @gorkhapost
RJPN splits in its anniversary, disgruntled leaders form new party
KATHMANDU — A dissatisfied leaders of Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) including Vice Chairman Ashok Kumar Yadav announced on Friday that they have quit the party to form a new party under his leadership.
Organising a press conference at the Reporters’ Club in the Capital on Friday, Yadav and 32 other members left the party and announced a new party named Rastriya Janta Party (Loktantrik). According to which Ashok Kumar Yadav is appointed as a coordinator, Ritesh Kumar Singh, deputy coordinator and Jeevan Shah as general secretary.
Subash Chandari Biraji and Jeevan Sah have been appointed as General Secretaries in the 11-member ad hoc committee while Sadhana Yadav and Lakki Sharma as Secretaries, Madhu Maya Yadav as Treasurer and Dipendra Yadav as spokesperson.
Likewise, Dharma Raj Gupta, Bipana Acharya and Sambhu Pandit are the members of central ad hoc committee.
Coordinator Yadav accused the party leadership of remaining indifferent in piling pressure on the government to amend the constitution.
Saying that Madhes is still lagging behind in terms of development, Yadav said the Rastriya Janata Party (Democratic) will focus its activities on development.
LAst year on the same day on April 20, 2017,six Madhes-based parties — Mahantha Thakur-led Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party, Rajendra Mahato-led Sadbhawana Party, Mahendra Yadav-led Tarai Madhes Sadbhawana Party, Sharat Singh Bhandari-led Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party and Rajkishor Yadav-led Madhesi Janadhikar Forum- Ganatantrik and Anil Jha-led Nepal Sadbhawana Party– had announced their unification to form Rastirya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN).Follow @gorkhapost