Govt to be reformed not dissolved: Minister
KATHMANDU: The coalition partners in the government, the Unified CPN (Maoist) and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) today held discussions regarding the agreement forged among the major political parties for the formation of national unity government and constitution writing.
The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence, Baluwatar.
The meeting decided to move ahead by making maximum efforts to give a shape of national consensus to the present government and move ahead with full responsibilities to facilitate for the formation of the national unity government, leaders present at the meeting told reporters.
Talking to the journalists after the meeting, Officiating Chairman of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Republican) and Minister for Information and Communication, Raj Kishore Yadav, said the present government would not be dissolved but would be changed into the national unity one. He said this government would promulgate the new constitution.
“Our serious attention has been drawn over the news published in different media. This government will not dissolve. It is completely untrue,” he added.
Minister Yadav said, “Neither this government will tender its resignation nor will it dissolve.” He added that the Bhattarai-led government would promulgate the constitution and the Nepali Congress and CPN (UML) will join the government by reshuffling the cabinet.
Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal told the meeting that no agreement was made with other major political parties as disseminated in media, Minister Yadav quoted Dahal as saying.
Different media have disseminated news on Thursday stating that major political parties on Wednesday had agreed to give a shape of national unity government to the Bhattarai-led government by forging consensus in contentious issues of constitution writing and to form the new national unity government during the time of constitution’s promulgation. RSS
Published Date: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 | 09:56 PM