KATHMANDU: The first meeting of the new Council of Ministers has appealed to all the political parties to join the new Government to conclude the peace process as per the comprehensive peace agreement and be a part of the historic task of promulgating the new constitution of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
The meeting held today under the chairmanship of newly elected Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has recognised that completing task of peace and the new constitution would not be possible without consensus among the political parties, and that the new constitution must be promulgated from the present Constituent Assembly.
Talking to reporters following the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachchadar said the meeting today decided to appeal to all the political parties, the civil society and people of all strata of the society to cooperate with and support the Government’s determination to complete the task of constitution writing, maintain law and order, and accelerate socio-economic development of the country.
The meeting also paid tributes to all known unknown martyrs who laid down their lives in course of the various movements leading to the formation of the federal democratic republic of Nepal, including the Maoist people’s war, Madhesh movement, the Janajati movement, Tharuhat movement, Dalit movement and movements by the backward community and other groups for a just cause.
Also, a decision was taken to extend high respect towards the disappeared, injured and victims of all the movements, Deputy Prime Minister Gachchadar said.