Parties get five more days for consensus
President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav today gave five more days to the political parties to nominate a new Prime Minister and constitute the Council of Ministers after forging political consensus.
Now, December 22 is the new deadline for political parties to reach an agreement on the nomination of a new Prime Minister and constitution of the Council of Ministers.
The President decided to extend the deadline for forging political consensus, following the political parties’ request to that end, the Office of the President said.
During a meeting with the President earlier today, the top leaders of major political powers requested the President to give more three to five days to them for reaching to an agreement on the issues.
This is the fifth time that the President has extended the deadline given to the political parties for nominating a new Prime Minister and constituting the Council of Ministers. The deadline that was extended on December 13 for the fourth time expired on December 17, Monday.
Published Date: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | 06:42 AM