•      Wed Dec 6 2023

Top leaders commit to work to strengthen the republic

Kathmandu, Nov 7: Top leaders of major political parties that fought together for the cause of political changes in the country have pledged to work to further strengthen the republic.

The leaders made their commitment during a meeting today summoned by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

The leaders agreed to move ahead in a collaborative way to further strengthen republican system during the meeting among the top leaders of the major political parties that played a leading role in signing of the 12-point agreement, peace process and constitution making, PM’s press advisor Govinda Acharya said.

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair and Prime Minister Prachanda, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli and Nepal Socialist Party Chair Dr Baburam Bhattarai made such understanding in the meeting where they reviewed the ongoing criticisms made from some quarters on the federal republic system.

The leaders also agreed to intensify bilateral and multilateral discussions in coming days.

“The leaders made a collective commitment from their part to further strengthen the achievements made so far,” Acharya quoted the leaders as saying.

Likewise, the top leaders suggested that the government should work effectively in rescue and relief operations for the survivors of earthquake and other disasters.