PM and coalition partners discuss strengthening federalism

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' convened a significant meeting at his official residence in Baluwatar today, bringing together key leaders from the ruling coalition partners to deliberate on strategies for bolstering federalism in Nepal.

The meeting, attended by prominent figures including Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, NC Vice President and Deputy Prime Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka, CPN (Maoist Centre) Deputy General Secretary Barshman Pun, and CPN (Unified Socialist) Chair Madhav Kumar Nepal, focused on enhancing the effective implementation of federalism across all levels of governance.

According to statements from the Prime Minister's Secretariat, discussions primarily centered around addressing challenges related to coordination among federal, provincial, and local governments in the execution of federalism. The meeting aimed to devise concrete solutions to facilitate smoother implementation processes.

Notably, leaders from the Janata Samajbadi Party, the Democratic Socialist Party, and the Nagarik Unmukti Party were also present, reflecting a collective effort towards fostering collaboration among diverse political entities for the betterment of Nepal's federal structure.

It's worth highlighting that all seven Chief Ministers from the provinces are currently convened in Kathmandu for the second meeting of the National Coordination Council, underlining the significance of intergovernmental dialogue and cooperation in advancing federalism initiatives.

As discussions continue to evolve, the commitment of Nepal's political leadership to fortify federalism remains resolute, with concerted efforts aimed at realizing the full potential of this governance model for the nation's prosperity and development. Stay tuned for further updates on these pivotal deliberations.

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