Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli have begun talks at the latter’s residence in Balkot, Bhaktapur.
PM Dahal reached the Oli residence at 10.20 am for the meeting. On the occasion, the two leaders held discussions on the present political context and the expansion of the Council of Ministers.
Prime Minister Dahal is doing homework for expansion of his Cabinet after taking a vote of confidence from parliament on January 10. They held a meeting on Sunday evening as well.
In today’s meeting, PM Dahal and leader Oli are discussing topics like cabinet expansion and the election of the President and the Speaker, according to Oli’s secretariat. Meetings between the leaders have become frequent with the approaching election to the post of Speaker on coming Wednesday.