Oli turns down PM Deuba’s request to help endorse MCC
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and the main opposition CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli held a meeting at the former’s official residence in Baluwatar on Tuesday evening.
During the meeting, PM Deuba urged Oli to help endorse the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) tabled in the Parliament on Sunday.
In response, Oli said that they would think about endorsing the MCC only after the government addressed their demands.
The UML leaders have been raising their voices in the Parliament for the past six months putting forth various demands.
Senior Vice-Chairman Ishwor Pokharel, Vice-Chairman Bishnu Paudel and Deputy General Secretary Bishnu Rimal attended the meeting from the UML.
Similarly, Vice-President Purna Bahadur Khadka among other leaders attended the meeting from the Nepali Congress.