NCP commits to social justice and economic prosperity: Co-chairs PM Oli and Dahal

KATHMANDU: Official announcement of unification between CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre under Nepal Communist Party has been made by the party leader Madhav Kumar Nepal  at the City Hall in Kathmandu.

The Co-chair duo Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, addressing the mass after official announcement of the unification, have reiterated the commitment to fight corruption and walk on the path of economic prosperity and social justice.

"Pushpa Lal Shrestha would be happy today to see his dream of one strong communist party ruling the nation with comfortable majority, and now we have achieved that," Prime Minister Oli said. "The unification will now help government to achieve the goal of prosperous Nepal."

Moreover, according to the Prime Minister, the committees in all levels will be unified within three months.

"Six months back people did not believe that a unified party would take shape, the credit of this unification goes to our voters, cadres, well wishers and all the people who want Nepal a prosperous nation, not just to leadership of two parties," Co-chair of Nepal Communist Party and PM Oli added.

Likewise, Co-chair Dahal said that after the unification, party's sole objective is to build a prosperous Nepal.

"We communist leaders have devoted decades to change the governance system," Dahal said. "Now there will be no UML or Maoist Centre, we are Nepal Communist Party and there will be no issues among the leaders of the unified party."


KATHMANDU: The Co-chairpersons, PM KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal of the unified party formed after dissolving CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre have jointly proposed registration of the new party under Nepal Communist Party at the Election Commission today.

The official announcement of the unification between the two parties will be made from City Hall, Kathmandu this evening.


First central committee meeting of unified party concludes

KATHMANDU: The first central committee meeting of the Nepal Communist Party has concluded in Baluwatar.

The 441 central committee members, including 241 of CPN-UML and 200 of CPN MC, have taken oath in the central committee meeting of the unified party.

The Nepal Communist Party will shortly be registered at the Election Commission.


Nine-member Secretariat of Nepal Communist Party formed: party unification approved

KATHMANDU: The Secretariat of Nepal Communist Party, which is to take its final shape after the unification between CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre this evening, has been formed comprising nine leaders.

The Secretariat will comprise Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, Bamdev Gautam, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Ishwar Pokhrel, Ram Bahadur Thapa, and Bishnu Paudel, according to chief political advisor to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal.

Bishnu Paudel will hold the position of General Secretary at the Secretariat, and the position of the party Spokesperson would be held by Narayan Kaji Shrestha.

The unification process and the statute of the new party have been approved by the party unification coordination committee. A joint meeting of both the parties is currently taking place at the official residence of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar.

The unified party is expected to have 441 members in its central committee, out of which CPN-UML would have 241 members (54.5 per cent) and CPN MC would have 200 members (45.5 per cent).

Likewise, the standing committee of the unified party will have 43 members — 25 from the UML and 18 from CPN MC. The two parties have decided to have sun as their election symbol.