Parties inching closer for package deal, PM says

Baburam Bhattarai Maoist leader

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai, who is serving his last week as the head of executive, today said that political parties are inching closer for a package deal. The prime minister also said that the government’s support lies to the ongoing political dialogue and talks.

Major four political forces in the country have agreed on  the Chief Justice-led election government and a political taskforce is carrying out its works to iron out nitty-gritty.

Addressing a program organized to mark the Democracy in the capital, Dr Bhattarai said the political parties should go for economic development to take the country to the track of prosperity.

The Prime Minister also said that all parties are required to abide by the politics of consensus and coordination to end the transition as early as possible and draft a forward-looking constitution.

“New consensus was required for this by institutionalizing the achievements obtained so far since the movement of 2007 B.S,” he added.

Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar, other ministers and top level government officials, among others were present at the program.