KATHMANDU – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) to join the present government.
Speaking at the eighteenth anniversary function of Reporters Club Nepal in the capital on Wednesday, Prime Minister Oli said that NC’s joining the UML-led government was the only way to tackle the crises facing the country now.
He further said that such a move would also pave the way for the NC to correct its past mistake of not supporting the UML during government formation.
Justifying that his recent China visit was not intended to estrange the southern neighbor, Prime Minister Oli reiterated that Nepal wants to maintain cordial relations with both India and China
Oli said that his government has succeeded in accomplishing the major task of restoring good relations with India and elevating Nepal-China relations to a new height.
Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President and former PM Sher Bahadur Deuba underlined the need of addressing demands from across the country concerning the new constitution through dialogue.
Also addressing the function, Speaker Onsari Gharti said the constitution has ensured all the basic rights for all citizens.
Leader of the New Force campaign Baburam Bhattarai, previous Chairman of the Constituent Assembly Subas Nembang, CPN Maoist (Revolutionary) leader Mohan Baidya, leaders from various political parties and the deputy chief of mission from the Indian embassy were among others addressing the function.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.