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PM, coalition partners, chief ministers discuss ways for strengthening federalism



Kathmandu, Feb 8: The ruling coalition partners held a meeting at the official residence of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ in Baluwatar today.

The discussion revolved around the effective implementation and strengthening of federalism, with the Prime Minister engaging in conversations with key leaders from the coalition partners and Chief Ministers.

The primary agenda of the meeting was to address issues related to coordination among the federal, provincial, and local governments during the enforcement of federalism, according to the Prime Minister’s Secretariat. It is said the meeting’s focus was on finding solutions to challenges in the implementation of federalism.
Among those present at the meeting were Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, NC Vice President and Deputy Prime Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka, CPN (Maoist Centre) Deputy General Secretary Barshman Pun, CPN (Unified Socialist) Chair Madhav Kumar Nepal, as well as leaders from the Janata Samajbadi Party, the Democratic Socialist Party, and the Nagarik Unmukti Party.

It may be noted that all seven Chief Ministers from the provinces are currently here in the federal capital, Kathmandu, to participate in the second meeting of the National Coordination Council. RSS