Panchthar, October 22
Co-chair of Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that media reports of growing differences between him and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli were untrue.
Dahal, who reportedly held a two-hour-long conversation with Prime Minister Oli on Monday, called on party members and the press to remain calm and not believe in rumours.
“We are in good terms. Some people have been spreading lies that we are at odds over who gets to be Prime Minister after two-and-a-half years. These are rumours. We are working together to make sure the country and comes first,” said Dahal speaking at a program in Panchthar. “Prime Minister Oli and I had a two-hour-long conversation on Monday. We discussed the party’s plans and the upcoming by-elections,” he added.
“We had a detailed conversation about how to take the party forward. We have understood that we need to be more vigilant. We want the party to do well in the future. We have no differences. These are just lies spread by people, do not believe them,” he added.
Published on October 22nd, Tuesday, 2019 4:10 PM