UML discusses contemporary issues at standing committee

KATHMANDU: The ruling CPN-UML on Friday discussed contemporary political issues at its Standing Committee meeting.

The party led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held the meeting of its powerful committee just few hours before major parties are scheduled to hold talks with the protesting United Democratic Madhesi Front.

The meeting held at the PM's official residence in Baluwatar today discussed resolution of the ongoing Madhes protests, resuming supplies at Indo-Nepal border points, talks with protesting Madhesi parties and the Constitution Amendment Proposal, UML Secretary Pradeep Gyawali told THT Online over phone.

"We discussed about resolving all differences with formation of some political mechanism," the leader added.

Gyawali said the meeting also made some significant decisions about work divisions of leaders within the party.

It has been learned that the meeting also discussed agendas of the tripartite talks, scheduled for 5 pm today.