KATHMANDU — Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli and CPN Maoist Centre Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal have held discussions at former’s official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu today.
According to PM’s press advisor Kundan Aryal, both the chairs reportedly held discussions on finalising the party unification process between UML and MC as soon as possible.
However, concrete outcome of the discussion is yet to be confirmed, he added.
The two committees formed to finalise the unification bid have submitted their reports to the chairs and have allocated them the responsibility to sort out outstanding issues for taking the process of unification forward.
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.