KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 4
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the present alliance of the ruling parties will last for the full term.
Addressing a news conference at the VIP lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport upon arrival home today after attending the World Leaders Summit during the 26th Conference of Parties (COP 26) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow of the UK, he said the present ruling coalition will remain for the full term and there should not be any doubts about it.
"The coalition will remain for the full term. There is no need for any doubt and confusion regarding the coalition," he reiterated.
The present coalition government under the leadership of Nepali Congress president Deuba has the participation of the CPN(Maoist Centre), the CPN (Unified Socialist), the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) and the Rastriya Janamorcha, in addition to the Nepali Congress.
PM Deuba returned home today after leading the Nepali delegation to the World Leaders Summit of the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 26) held in Glasgow on 1-2 November 2021.
Excellent talks were held with India
In the news conference, PM Deuba said he held important discussions with leaders of various countries including India on the sidelines of the World Leaders Summit under COP26.
According to the Prime Minister, extensive talks have been held with India especially concerning the air route. PM Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have held talks on permission for using Indian air space for the operation of the Gautam Buddha International Airport in Lumbini, Bhairahawa.
"Talks have been held regarding airspace since the Indian airspace has to be used while conducting flights to and from the Gautam Buddha Airport. Excellent discussions have been held on other topics besides this topic. India's excellent goodwill towards Nepal has been seen. I have thanked India for assisting Nepal with fertiliser when there is shortage of urea fertilizer even there," PM Deuba said of his discussions with his Indian counterpart.
The Gautam Buddha International Airport is about to be operated soon. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body, has said the calibration flight would be operated at this airport within a month and test flight conducted within three months after the operation of the calibration flight.