PM Oli and Dahal hold talks after six days

  • July 14, 2020

Prime Minister and Co-chair of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), KP Sharma Oli and Co-chair, Pushpa Kamal Dahal have met again today in order to reach a conclusion their attempt to settle differences between party factions.

Their one-to-one meeting – which resumed after a gap of six days – is taking place at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu.

Their last one-to-one meeting was held on Wednesday, July 8, which was halted after two-hour discussions upon failing to reach a conclusion. PM Oli and Dahal met for four consecutive days starting Sunday last week.

Dahal, along with senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, has asked Oli to quit either the position of Prime Minister or party chair. Most of the standing committee members have also asked Oli to relinquish at least one of the two top posts.

Meanwhile, the standing committee meeting of the ruling party has been postponed until Friday, July 17.