KATHMANDU, July 28: A meeting of the ruling alliance is currently underway at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar.
According to sources at the Prime Minister's Office, the meeting is participated by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader of Nepali Congress(NC) Ram Chandra Paudel, General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka and Krishna Prasad Sitaula and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Narayan Kaji Shrestha.
Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) Chairman Upendra Yadav, the party's senior leaders Baburam Bhattarai and Ashok Kumar Rai and Chairman of Rastriya Janamorcha Nepal Chitra Bahadur KC and the party's leader Durga Paudel are among those participating in the meeting. Dr Bijaya Paudel from the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction is also participating in the meeting that began at 9:40 pm.
The meeting is expected to focus on holding discussions on cabinet expansion, forging common minimum understanding to run the government and other concurrent political issues. Prime Minister Deuba is scheduled to give full shape to the cabinet within the next few days.