KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The ruling coalition has decided to form a coordination committee for the publicity and management of the upcoming National Assembly (NA) election.
A meeting of a high level mechanism of the ruling five parties that took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar on Thursday took a decision to this effect.
CPN (Unified Socialist) General Secretary Beduram Bhusal confirmed that the meeting held discussions on the upcoming election of the NA members scheduled for January 26. The meeting also decided to form a province-level committee in all seven provinces with the representation of five political parties for the publicity of the event as the ruling alliance has already filed joint candidacies for the elections.
The meeting also discussed the progress made for the construction of Nijgadh International Airport in Bara district.
Coordinator of the Political Mechanism Ram Chandra Poudel, senior leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula and Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki represented the NC in the meeting while CPN (Maoist Centre)’s Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, leader Narayankaji Shrestha and Finance Minister Janardan Sharma attended it on behalf of the Maoist Center.
CPN ( Unified Socialist) Chair Madhav Kumar Nepal, senior leader Jhalanath Khanal, General Secretary Bhusal, Janata Samajbadi Nepal’s Federal Council Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai, party chairman Upendra Yadav and Vice Chairperson of Rastriya Janamorcha Durga Poudel were among those present in the meeting.