Jul 11, 2017
According to Farmullah Mansoor, the Minister of Labor and Employment, the Government of Nepal is planning to ensure a two-third majority for the constitution amendment bill before putting it for voting in the Parliament. He said that the government has been receiving a positive response in this regard from various parties.
Leaders from the Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Centre) & opposition CPN-UML are meeting at Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s residence today to try and resolve the constitution amendment crisis.
In a meeting held on Saturday, the NC, CPN (MC) and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, which are part of the coalition government, had agreed to pass the bill within a week.
CPN-MC Chief Whip Tek Bahadur Basnet has said that their party would continue to hold unilateral, bilateral and multilateral meetings with all political forces to garner a two-third majority in the House in support of the bill.