UML decides not to file candidacy for PM’s election

Published On: August 2, 2016 12:54 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: CPN-UML has decided not to field a candidate for the post of Prime Minister’s election to be held on Wednesday.

A Standing Committee meeting of the party held under the chairmanship of caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Baluwar today decided to this effect, the party said in a press statement issued after the meeting. 

The meeting also decided to vote against CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal fielded by the Nepali Congress-CPN (Maoist Center) alliance for the prime ministerial election.

Earlier, speaking at Reporters Club Nepal on Monday, CPN-UML leader and lawmaker Rabindra Adhikari had said that his party would filed deputy leader of the parliamentary party Subas Chandra Nembang for the Prime Minister’s Post.



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