KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The unity coordination committee of the CPN (Maoist Center) and the CPN-UML has agreed to claim for the post of Prime Minister before the President.
The coordination meeting held to reach the unity process to conclusion Wednesday decided to come up with concrete framework of unity process tomorrow.
Coordination committee member and Maoist Centre leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha shared that the Election Commission was to submit the result of the House of Representatives election before the President. So, there was no doubt that process would be forwarded to form the government first, he added.
“It was not because of differences. There was a positive and serious discussion. Next meeting is set for Thursday to continue today’s discussion in order to finalize all the issues”, said leader Shrestha.
Coordination Committee member and UML senior leader Jhalanath Khanal said that they could not make public the conclusions as the discussions are underway. He declined to make any other remarks.
The two parties are on intense discussion to share the work division and adjust ideological and political principles.
TASKFORCE ON ORGANIZATION AND IDEOLOGY TO BE FORMED
It was principally agreed to form two separate taskforces on party organization and ideology in the run up to the merger of two parties, shared coordination committee member and UML Vice-chair Bamdev Gautam.
The names of the taskforce members will be fixed on Thursday, he added. “95 per cent of the works on party merger has completed. There are no more disputes on party unity”. RSS