KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Top guns of the major political parties have stressed forging unity among key political parties in the country for economic prosperity and development as they did for the political changes in the past.
Speaking at a tea reception organized by the Nepali Congress (NC) on the occasion of Dashain, Tihar, and Chhath festivals at party office Sanepa on Sunday, leaders stressed the need for political unity for prosperity and development in the country.
Prime Minister KP Oli recalled the cooperation between Congress and Communists to reinstate democracy and multi-party system in the country. He also underlined the need for cooperation between the ruling and opposition parties for safeguarding democracy and bringing prosperity in the country.
“Such festivals bring us together. Cooperation with the NC helps us in moving forward for bringing changes in society and the country,” said Prime Minister Oli.
Stressing the importance of political cooperation for the greater interest of the country, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba said NC always stands for unity among the political forces in the country. “Political consensus and cooperation is a must for the economic growth of the country,” said Deuba.
Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal recalled his cooperation with the then president of NC, Girija Prasad Koirala, for the peace process in the country. Dahal further reiterated the importance of consensual politics in the country.
Former prime ministers Jhal Nath Khanal, Madhav Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai and chiefs and leaders of major political parties were present at the tea reception hosted by the NC.