PM Dahal, Speaker Ghimire talk over phone

KATHMANDU: Speaker Devraj Ghimire made a telephone call to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal this morning.

According to Ghimire’s press advisor Shekhar Adhikari, the Speaker and the PM held discussions on the government’s policies and programmes.

It has been said that both exchanged views regarding the efforts made by the Prime Minister for political consensus and the Speaker’s initiatives to run the House effectively.

Press coordinator Adhikari said, during the telephonic conversation the Prime Minister briefed the Speaker about the political developments and PM’s talks with major opposition Nepali Congress as well as with other political parties, and that consensus will be reached by this evening.

The Prime Minister had further shared that he will initiate to end the deadlock in the House soon after he returns Kathmandu from Chitwan. Earlier, the Speaker had a discussion with the Chief Whips of the major political parties along with the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs regarding resuming the House proceedings smoothly.

He had further emphasized on the need to agree on policies and programmes, and to pass the budget without politicising it.

 

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