KATHMANDU, MAY 8
The parliamentary party of main opposition Nepali Congress has decided to stand against Prime Minster KP Sharma Oli's bid to gain vote of confidence in the House of Representatives.
A meeting of NC's parliamentary party today took the decision to foil the vote of confidence to be taken during the HoR session scheduled for May 10, shared NC Chief Whip Balkrishna Khand. The parliamentary party meeting also decided to urge other political parties to stand against the vote of confidence motion.
The meeting has endorsed NC central committee meeting's decision of April 3 to demand PM Oli's resignation and take the initiative to form a government under NC's leadership. The meeting had also drawn a conclusion that recent issuance of ordinance by the government on constitutional council was against the spirit of the constitution; it also informed that NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba would not participate in the council meeting and urged other members for the same.
During today's meet, government was urged to effectively work towards the prevention and control of COVID-19 and import vaccines against the virus to give relief to the people without any delay.
The parliamentary party meeting has also decided to request the countries producing anti-COVID vaccines to make them available to Nepal.