Nepal intensifies talks

KATHMANDU: Senior leader of UML Madhav Kumar Nepal met Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress President Girija Prasad Koirala on Wednesday.

Nepal visited Prime Minister Dahal to garner support for the new government to be formed under his leadership. However, Dahal turned down the offer and clarified that his party would neither join the government nor support any party to form government.

Nepal also met the Nepali Congress President Girija Prasad Koirala to discuss about gaining the support of other parties to form the new government at the latter’s residence at Maharajgunj. Nepal informed Koirala about the discussion held between him and the Prime Minister as well.