Tag: UML-Maoist merger

Bhim Rawal: No decision made about presidential candidate

Kathmandu, February 27 CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bhim Rawal says his party has not made any decision about who will contest the presidential election slated for March 13. He says no discussion has been held about it neither in the UML nor with the coalition partner CPN-Maoist Centre. “We will discuss it in the Standing Committee as […]

UML-Maoist Centre task force meeting to discuss draft statute of unified party

Kathmandu, February 27 A joint task force comprising leaders of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre is holding its meeting today to discuss the interim statute of the party that the parties want to form by merging two. The meeting will be held in the afternoon at the UML central office in Dhumbarahi. The task force spokesperson […]

Unified communist party will have five-level executive committees

Kathmandu, February 25 A task force formed by the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre has mooted establishing executive committees at five levels once their parties will be unified into one. The task force is proposing executive committees at central, provincial, district, local government (municipalities and rural municipalities) and ward levels. The panel formed to propose […]

UML puts all lower committees, sister organisations’ conventions on hold to facilitate unification

Kathmandu, February 23 The CPN-UML has decided not to organise any conventions of its lower committees and sister organisations so as to facilitate the ongoing preparations for the unification between it and the CPN-Maoist Centre. A Standing Committee meeting of the party held at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar made the decision. The party’s […]

Maoist Centre expels three leaders for anti-unification activities

Kathmandu, February 23 The CPN-Maoist Centre, which is preparing for a merger with the CPN-UML, on Thursday expelled three of its central leaders accusing them of carrying out activities against the proposed unification. A meeting of the party’s Central Secretariat held on Thursday evening decided to remove Gopal Kiranti, Bishwa Bhakta Dulal ‘Aahuti’ and Lokendra […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, January 23, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Friday have given the topmost attention to a deal forged between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre about the distribution of ministerial portfolios in the new government headed by UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli. The newspapers have predicted that Oli is likely to expand the Cabinet today […]