USA says CJ-led government OK

KATHMANDU: The United States has congratulated Nepalis on reaching an agreement for the formation of a new Interim Election Council.

Issuing a statement by the US embassy here today states that a complex and challenging process has ended and the US commends the parties for their willingness to make the compromises necessary to achieve this important political milestone.

The formation of the Interim Council of Ministers for Elections lays a foundation for vital further action, including completing and adopting Nepal’s new constitution and holding free, fair, and inclusive national elections in June that reflect the will of the Nepali people, it said.