Saturday, July 12, 2008

CPN Maoist Central Secretariat meeting begins in Dhulikhel

The meeting of the Central Secretariat of CPN (Maoist) has started at a resort in Kavre to decide the allocation of portfolios in the upcoming government and devise the strategies of the party.

Party sources said the secretariat meeting going on at Mirabell Resort, Dhulikhel, will discuss the role of the party in the government, and the possibility of involving other parties in the coalition government.

Party chairman Prachanda' told reporters before the beginning of the meeting that 11-member secretariat team has agendas such as election of the president, formation of new government, amendment of the interim constitution and smooth functioning of the Constituent Assembly proceedings.

The party is likely to finalise the names joining the new government, possibly to be led by the party supremo.

Huge number of security personnel - including that of People's Liberation Army (PLA) men -- have been deployed for the security during the meeting

Prachanda had earlier expressed hope to form a new government by Sunday evening.

Similarly, the Nepali Congress also has called its parliamentary party meeting at Baluwatar later today to discuss the changed political scenario.

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