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Oli, Dahal hold ‘secret’ meeting to discuss unification

Kathmandu, February 12 Chairmen of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal respectively, have held a ‘secret’ meeting in Lalitpur on Monday, during which they reportedly discussed next steps for the unification between two parties. No other leader was present at the meeting. Though no information has been divulged about details […]

Ishwar Pokharel on unification: Yet to settle ideological, organisational differences

Kathmandu, February 12 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says his party and the CPN-Maoist Centre are yet to settle differences regarding ideology and organisational structure of the new party that they plan to form after merging the two. With the statement, a key member of the Party Unification Coordination Committee hints that the unification process […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, February 12, 2018

For the first time in Nepal’s political history, provincial governments are being formed after the completion of successful provincial elections in November and December last year. In this context, Province 3 Chief Anuradha Koirala on Sunday appointed CPN-UML’s parliamentary party leader Dor Mani Poudel as the Chief Minister of Province 3. Poudel has become the […]

It’s not post issues that are blocking unification: Dahal

Chitwan, February 9 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says issues regarding who should take up which position are not delaying the proposed unification between CPN-UML and his party. He says the two parties do not have any issue with positions as both himself and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli have already taken up powerful […]

Oli, Dahal discuss new govt formation, party unification

  Kathmandu, February 8 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is widely viewed as the next prime minister of the country, has discussed issues related to the new government formation process, with his poll coalition partner, CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal. The two leaders also discussed proposed unification between the two parties, according to […]

Ready to accept Dahal as my chairman, but unification shouldn’t be foiled: Jhala Nath Khanal

Kathmandu, February 8 CPN-UML senior leader Jhala Nath Khanal says he is ready to recognise Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the chairman of his party. Khanal’s statement follows reports that claimed UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli was willing to take up both key positions including the party chairmanship and the prime minister after the […]