KATHMANDU: CPN UML leader and former Home Minister Bhim Rawal has claimed that senior party leader Madhav Kumar Nepal will be elected as the new Chairman of the party from the upcoming general convention of the party.
Speaking at a press meet organized by Press Chautari, Kailali, Rawal said that Nepal poses qualities to work closely with all leaders of the party and claimed he would be best party leader to head the party.
While stating that the general convention will be organized in June/July, Rawal said that he would be contending for executive member position in it.
On a different note, Rawal criticized the government for the inability to nominate 26 members to the CA. Responding to the concerns put forward by local journalist in relationship to the development of Far Western region, Rawal pledged to take initiative for increasing budget of the region.