Local level elections fully engross country: PM Dahal
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that environment for elections has been created across the nation and election fever has gripped the country.
At a meeting with two American senators Christopher Coons and Jeff Merkley today, the Prime Minister told the American senators that Nepal would hold the local level elections in the slated time as Nepal was fully engrossed by local level elections for the implementation of the constitution, the PM's personal secretariat said.
During the meeting, the PM expressed continued support and goodwill from the international community in the elections adding that Nepalis have construed the polls as the celebrations. PM Dahal also lauded the assistance received from the United States for Nepal's socio-economic development.
During the meeting, discussions were held about the US-funded development projects in Nepal.
On the occasion, the US lawmakers praised women's participation in the leadership level in political and social sectors terming it an exemplary one in the world.
They also assured of US support for Nepal's overall development.
Also present in the meeting was US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz.