Kathmandu, Feb 14: The inaugural ceremony of the 13th general convention of the Nepali Congress would take place at the Open Theater while the closed session will be held at Bhrikutimandap.
A meeting of office-bearers, central members available in Kathmandu and different 13 committees formed for the preparation of the general convention at the Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party Office at Singha Durbar today took a decision in this regard.
Talking to the National News Agency (RSS), NC central member Nabindra Raj Joshi, said, “Although it was decided to hold the inaugural ceremony of the convention at Dasharath Stadium, the decision in this regard was taken after the suggestion of the office-bearers. We visited the Open Theater in this connection today.”
All preparations including district conventions for the general convention were postponed till February 12 after the demise of NC President Sushil Koirala. Discussion was held after holding a formal meeting for the first time since the demise of Koirala.
The meeting also discussed the policy and programmes to be presented in the general convention.
Present on the occasion were Acting President Ram Chandra Poudel, senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, General Secretaries—Prakashman Singh and Krishna Prasad Sitaula, as well as other party leaders and central committee members.