Prez Bhandari urges parties to forge consensus


KATHMANDU, Dec 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that consensus and collaboration was necessary among political parties for the formation of the National Assembly.

During a meeting with Chairman and Co-Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, and Rajendra Shrestha at the office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, President Bhandari urged the political parties to forge consensus for National Assembly election in accordance with constitution and law.

“There is no alternative to parties to come together for National Assembly election”, the President said, according to Communication Expert at the Office of the President, Madhav Sharma.

No consensus has been forged among political the political parties regarding National Assembly Election ordinance.

Earlier on Friday, President Bhandari held discussion with top leaders of Nepali Congress including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.