Kathmandu, November 13:

The Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the Maoists have been separately discussing the interim Constitution draft to finalise it so that the deadline of November 26 to promulgate the interim statute of the country can be met .

“We will finalise the draft of the interim constitution within few days,” UML leader Bharat Mohan Adhikary told this daily. He also said that now the parties have been discussing internally and they would sit together to finalise the statute before placing it in the House of Representatives.

“Since the major issues have settled by the agreement now there is need to adopt appropriate provisions in this regard in the interim Constitution and to formalise the settled issues by the agreement,” NC leader Arjun Narasing KC added. The House of Representatives is also doing home work to seriously resolve another important problem on citizenship through a new Bill in the parliament.

Currently, the parties have been discussing how to sort out the differences between the SPA and the Maoists representatives “We have been discussing what provisions be put in several blanks left by the interim constitution drafting committee headed by former Supreme Court judge Laxman Prasad Aryal,” Adhikary added.