PM calls for UML support in constitution amendment



Kathmandu : Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli to help with the constitution amendment process.
At a meeting held at the Secretariat office of Speaker Onsari Gharti at Singha Durbar this evening, Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Dahal requested leader Oli for his support in seeking a consensus on the amendments to be made on the new constitution by a meeting of the senior leaders of the three major parties, according to the PM’s press advisor Govinda Acharya.
“PM held discussion with UML Chair about the registration of constitution amendment to be made within mid-November based on a consensus of the three major parties,” advisor Acharya said. The discussion today ended with a positive note.
On the occasion, the UML Chair inquired with the Prime Minister about the amendments to be made including the rationale, subject matter and methodology for the same. They also agreed to continue with the process of dialogue.
Meanwhile, a meeting was held between Prime Minister Dahal and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba. Matters relating to the constitution amendment and latest political situation of the country were discussed.
Also discussed were ways to make the functioning of the present government effective, the PM’s personal deputy secretary Manohari Timilsena said.