UML, MC unification coordination committee meeting underway
January 21, 2018 05:30 PM NPT
Photo source: Office of the CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Puspa Kamal Dahal's secretary
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The party unification coordination committee meeting of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) is underway at UML chair KP Sharma Oli's residence, Balkot Bhaktapur.
The meeting, as preparation of the party unification, will mainly focus to finalize the formation of two task forces that will sort out a tentative framework of unification before the formation of new government.
Senior leaders of both parties, including Oli and MC chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal held discussion to expedite the process of unifying their parties on Firday and Saturday.
It is expected that the meeting will finalize the candidate of NA election and discuss about the ideological issues and guiding principles of the new party after the unification.
The joint task force has agreed on the 43 seats out of 56 seats of the National Assembly (NA) allocation left alliance, where UML will get 29 seats and 14 seats for MC. The alliance will hold a discussion with other parties for remaining 13 seats.