RPP-N authorises Thapa to decide on govt formation

KATHMANDU: A Central Committee meeting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal has decided to give a mandate to party Chairman Kamal Thapa to take decision about the government formation at an appropriate time.

The meeting was held at the party's central office in Dhumbarahi this morning.

Now, Thapa can decide whom to vote during the prime ministerial election to be held on Sunday and whether to join the government.

During the meeting, Thapa said that the party might join the government if it gets a respectable position.

The meeting also discussed the CPN-UML's formal request to support its candidate, Chairman KP Sharma Oli, in the prime ministerial election.