Eager to hand over power: PM Deuba
Kathmandu, 16 Dec – Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he was eager to hand over power as soon as possible.
In a meeting with CPN (MC) Chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar this morning, Deuba stressed on the immediate endorsement of the bill relating to the National Assembly elections, currently at the Office of the President, according to Deuba’s Coordinator Govinda Pariyar.
On the occasion, Deuba congratulated Chair Prachanda on the success achieved by the left alliance in the recent election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
In response, Chair Prachanda urged Deuba to make political and constitutional appointments only on the basis of an agreement among the three major political parties. Stating that the elections have given a new mandate, Chairman Prachanda drew the attention of the Prime Minister against the political appointments including that of the State governors, press aide to Chairman Prachanda Manahari Timilsena said.
Prachanda also urged Prime Minister Deuba to take the initiative to hold a discussion among the major parties for a way out on the issue of the National Assembly elections.