FNCCI urges Dahal for forging consensus to bring complete budget

KATHMANDU : A delegation from the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) met UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at his residence at Lazimpat, today.

During the meeting, the FNCCI delegation led by its President Suraj Baidya urged the Maoist Chairman to be serious towards forging the political consensus for bringing a complete budget in time.

In response, Maoist Chairman Dahal stressed the need of keeping the economic sector untouched from political reasons and assured of the complete budget with political consensus.

Finance Minister Barshaman Pun was also present on the occasion. The Supreme Court’s verdict on the budget issues is in favour of the government, he said.
Talking to media following the meeting, FNCCI President Suraj Baidya said  that during the meeting with the Maoist head, the delegation has proposed for at least minimum agreement on the economic agenda.

Earlier, the delegation had met with Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala, UML Chairman Jhalanath Khanal, calling for political consensus and guarantee of a complete budget.

“No leaders have refuted the complete budget”, he said adding, “Our voice is only for political consensus and complete budget”. RSS

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