Monday, 27 May, 2024

Five-party coordination committee meeting postponed


Kathmandu, Jan 20: The meeting of the five-party alliance coordination committee has been postponed. A meeting of the committee scheduled to be held at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar at 4 pm on Thursday has been postponed, said Ramesh Malla, chief personal secretary to CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'.

Earlier, in a meeting between the ruling coalition parties including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Coordinator of the High-Level Coordination Committee Ram Chandra Poudel, it was stated that an agreement was reached to hold the local elections on time as stipulated by the constitution.

The meeting was scheduled to be held this afternoon to discuss current political issues including local level elections and parliamentary elections. The reason for the postponement is not clear.