Oli, Dahal pick Agni Sapkota as new speaker


KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The ruling Nepal Communist Party chairmen Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal has agreed to pick Agni Prasad Sapkota as the candidate for the speaker.

The chairmen duo agreed to field Spaktoa as the new speaker of the House of Representatives during a one-on-one meeting held in PM’s official residence in Baluwatar today morning, according to Jhal Nath Khanal.

The party has called a meeting of the party secretariat at 4 pm today afternoon. It has been learned that the meeting is set to endorse the decision to nominate Sapkota for as the candidate for speaker’s election.