Nepal Today

Saturday, July 20, 2013

further details of uml decision


Kathmandu, 20 July: UML has decided to hold party´s 9th general convention
in February-March next year after holding the 19 November Constituent
Assembly (CA) election.
This was decided Saturday by a to-day central committee meeting of the party
The meeting also decided to hold a party national convention
the end of next month.
A National Representatives´ Council meeting will be held after assembly polls.
The party decided the election campaign will be ‘terai-centric’.
Kathmandu, 20 July: Thirty-three different political parties including the CPN-Maoist have called on the international community to extend support to the election only after the participation of all the parties was guaranteed, RSS reports.

In a press release issued on behalf the 33 parties here on Saturday, CPN-Maoist leader Dev Prasad Gurung stated that this election which has been termed as the election to the Constituent Assembly and which has been declared without the political consensus among the parties would not give an outlet to the nation but invite even greater national crisis.

Election without the participation of all political parties would have no relevance and we urge the friendly countries and the donor agencies to stop all kinds of assistance to be provided for the election purpose, the press release states.