Sushil rules out support to budget ordinance

Sushil Koirala

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has claimed that the government cannot continue running the state through ordinances.

Talking to journalist outside the President’s residence in the capital on Wednesday, he informed that he had urged the President same and added that he had called the President to end this trend.

Discussion between him and the President centered on resolving the ongoing status quo and paving way for tabling the full budget among other issues.

Stating that the President was even more worried than his earlier meeting with him, Koirala said that the President urged to escalate efforts to end ongoing political stalemate and pave way for consensus politics.

Similarly, the President also urged to resolve outstanding issues related to election and constitution drafting.

In response Koirala said that he reiterated the opposition’s demand of PM’s resignation as primary condition for garnering national consensus.

He said that the Prime Minister should resign to create an environment of trust in politics and thereby pave way for resolving political crisis.