President Bhandari summons all-party meeting today

Published On: December 3, 2016 08:51 PM NPT By: Bal Krishna Adhikari

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned an all party meeting on Sunday.

The meeting with the political parties represented in Parliament will take palce at Sheetal Niwas at 4 pm today.

The meeting has been called at a time when the political parties are sharply divided over the constitution amendment bill registered in Parliament.

 “President Bhandari has been concerned with the latest political development,” a source at Sheetal Niwas told Republica Online, adding, “She has called an all party meeting in a bid to seek a political solution to the current imbroglio.”

Bhandari has been urging the top leaders of the major the political parties to bail the country out of the current political deadlock through consensus.

Earlier, on November 28, at a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli held at Sheetal Niwas, President had urged the leaders to take the constitution amendment process forward through consensus.



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