Nepal’s embattled Prime Minister Okay P Sharma Oli and the ruling get together’s government chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ held a marathon assembly on Sunday however failed to resolve their variations and agreed to meet again on Monday for one more spherical of talks, a media report stated.
“Talks are positive between the two leaders. There was discussion whether to summon the party’s Secretariat, Standing Committee or the Central Committee meeting. The meeting also dwelled on holding the party’s unity general convention,” the Prime Minister’s Press Adviser Surya Thapa was quoted as saying by My Republica.
“The two leaders are but to attain any consensus,” Thapa said after the nearly three-hour long meeting between Oli and Prachanda.
The meeting between the two top leaders of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) came six days after Prime Minister Oli postponed the party’s crucial Standing Committee meeting on July 28 for the ninth time.
The Standing Committee meeting of the party is now uncertain as differences between the two top leaders continue to exist, the paper said.
During Sunday’s meeting, the prime minister was accompanied by his close confidante Subash Nembang, who has been working as a mediator to resolve the differences between Oli and Prachanda. Prachanda was accompanied by senior leader Jhala Nath Khanal.
The two leaders are scheduled to hold talks again on Monday to find a way out to the current stand-off, the paper said, citing sources.
Quoting party insiders, it said the two leaders have held discussions as per the proposal put forth earlier by the party’s Vice Chairman Bam Dev Gautam.
Oli and Prachanda have held at least nine meetings in recent weeks to sort out the differences between them. But, as the Prime Minister did not accept the condition of a one-man-one-post, the talks failed. Oli has refused to give up his post as prime minister as well as a co-chairman of the NCP.
“Although there was no settlement, the assembly broke the silence between the 2 leaders that existed virtually for every week. We are hopeful that some resolution may very well be discovered within the subsequent assembly,” stated a pacesetter shut to Prachanda.
Gautam had proposed that Oli be allowed to keep as prime minister for the remaining time period of the House of Representatives (HoR), that’s, two-and-a-half years, and chairman of the get together till the unity normal conference that Oli has proposed to maintain by mid-December.
Similarly, Prachanda ought to be given the duty because the get together’s Chairman with all government powers till the unity normal conference of the NCP is held.
Gautam additionally proposed that Oli be allowed to run the federal government independently despite the fact that the Chairman may have all government powers. He, nonetheless, proposed holding session within the get together earlier than taking any selections on problems with nationwide and worldwide significance.
A bitter inner feud has been brewing within the ruling NCP since the previous few weeks after high get together leaders, together with Prachanda, demanded Oli’s resignation, saying his current anti-India remarks have been “neither politically correct nor diplomatically appropriate.” They are additionally in opposition to Oli’s autocratic type of functioning.
The variations grew additional after Oli stated that a number of the ruling get together leaders are aligning with the southern neighbour to take away him from energy after his authorities issued a brand new political map incorporating three Indian territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura.