The Unified CPN (Maoist) has decided that its constituent get together (CA) members would not attend any of the parliamentary panel meetings.
A meeting of the UCPN (Maoist) parliamentary party held at Singha Durbar on Wednesday, beside reviewing current situation, decided not to attend the parliamentary panel meetings according to its policy of non-cooperation to the ruling parties, the government and the Speaker.
Party leader Agni Prasad Sapkota said decision has also been taken by which all the CA members would be obliged to go to meet the people in their respective constituencies to make the movement launched by the party more effective and powerful and to scatter the misunderstanding spread by the ruling side in regards to the activities occurred in the CA.
The meeting also decided not to attend any of the CA committees too. It said albeit there is a program for holding a mass demonstration until February 28 in Kathmandu starting now, additional protest programs would be announced considering the government’s response, it is stated.
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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe congratulates President Bhandari
KATHMANDU — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered congratulations to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on her re-assumption of office as the head-of-nation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
In his message, Prime Minister Abe said that he looks forward to actively cooperating with President Bhandari to further strengthen the long-standing friendly relation between Japan and Nepal.
He also said that Japan welcomes the solid progress Nepal is making in strengthening democracy following the elections to the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies under the new constitution.
He assured that Japan would continue to strongly support Nepal’s efforts to consolidate democracy and to ‘build back better’ from the disastrous outcomes of the earthquake.Follow @gorkhapost