The govt. calls to the FA for talks

Kathmandu, May 20: The government has decided to make a call to the Federal Alliance for talks.

A Council of Ministers meeting held on Friday afternoon at the Singha Durbar has made the decision to this effect. According to the Cabinet decision, the government would show utmost flexibility in the talks with protesting parties

The Alliance has been organising a Kathmandu-centric protest demanding rewriting of the Constitution of late. arlier on May 8, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa, who heads the government talks team, had invited the protesting United Democratic Madhesi Front for the talks. Constituents of the UDMF themselves lead the Federal Alliance.

Likewise, the government also decided to extend a support of USD 100,000 to victims of recent floods in Sri Lanka.