KATHMANDU — Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, who met today to discuss the issues of merger between the two parties, have agreed to summon a meeting of the unification coordination committee at the earliest to accelerate the process.
It may be noted that the coordination committee meeting a month ago handed the responsibilities of resolving unsettled issues in the reports of ideological and organizational task forces of both political parties to both the party chairs.
In the meeting took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar, both chairmen agreed to summon the coordination committee meeting by this evening or tomorrow, according to Prime Minister’s press advisor Dr Kundan Aryal.
Meanwhile, the UML has called its standing committee meeting at 4:00 pm today in view of the preparations for the merger, it is said.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost