Oli and Dahal meet: unification coordination committee meeting on Tuesday

Oli, Dahal

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting at Oli’s residence in Balkot on Sunday evening.

During the meeting the two leaders held serious talks on taking ahead the party unification bids to a conclusion and formation of new government as well as the constitution of the National Assembly.Talking to reporters after the one-to-one meeting, Maoist Center Chairman Dahal said the two leaders have agreed to hold internal discussions in their parties on Monday and to conduct the party unification coordination meeting on Tuesday.Chairman Dahal said that the party unification coordination committee would form a team to sort out the political and organizational tasks to finalize the party unification process soon as agreed by the two chairmen.Oli and Prachanda held the meeting at a time when conflicting statements were coming out regarding the leadership of the unified party and government leadership in the new government.It is said that today’s meeting was conducted as an effort to forge an understanding prior to Oli’s flight to Bangkok. Chairman Oli is scheduled to leave for Thailand for his routine health checkup on Wednesday.