CPN secretariat meeting concludes; decides to make agenda to end party issues

Kathmandu: A meeting of the Secretariat of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has concluded today to discuss the crisis within the party and its solution.

A meeting of the secretariat held at the PM’s residence in Baluwatar has decided to hold an additional discussion on the problems seen within the party and the necessary solutions. Letters written by the two chairpersons to each other in Friday’s meeting have been distributed to the members of the secretariat.

Spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha informed that a letter has been distributed to the members of the secretariat for further study on the letter written by the two chairpersons and the issues mentioned in it.

The secretariat members have also been given a proposal prepared by Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to resolve the party’s crisis and an inter-party directive issued after the standing committee meeting.

According to Spokesperson Shrestha, the meeting also discussed the historic responsibilities of the party and the government. Spokesperson Shrestha said that the problem was not due to the interference of any foreign power in the CPN (Maoist) but due to internal reasons.

The 40-minute meeting was attended by nine secretariat members including Prime Minister and Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda. The meeting has also decided to hold the next secretariat meeting on November 18.