New Maoist and UML agree to ahead jointly on common agendas
At the discussion held at the UML party office at Balkhu on Wednesday, an agreement was reached to move ahead by joining hands on issues of common interest in the immediate political agenda.
“We have agreed to work together on the issues of national consensus government, nationality and livelihood”, Maoist Secretary Dev Gurung said.
The two parties have also agreed to continue further deliberations on the contentious issues in the constitution making process.
The Maoist party is also said to have proposed to the UML to include the newly formed party in the meeting of the major political parties, it is stated.
According to Mr Gurung, the two parties were also of the opinion that the complete budget should not be presented without a national consensus.
Present at the meeting were UML President Jhalanath Khanal, Vice-president Bam Dev Gautam and General Secretary Iswar Pokharel while the Maoist party was represented by its President Mohan Baidhya, Vice-president CP Gajurel, General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa and Secretary Dev Gurung. RSS