National Assembly elections soon: PM Deuba

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the date to elect National Assembly members would be announced soon after consultation with the Election Commission.

During a meeting with the PM at his residence on Friday, the EC officials requested to announce the date of election for National Assembly at the earliest.

EC Spokesperson Dinesh Kumar Ghimire said that Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav and other EC officials met the PM.

The PM was advised for immediate announcement of the election after the President authenticated the ordinance pertaining to the National Assembly election.

PM Deuba, on the occasion, thanked the EC officials for holding the recent elections successfully.