Koirala continues with political parleys

November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin  
Koirala held a nearly half-an-hour long meeting with People’s Front Nepal chairman Amik Serchan and CPN-Unity Centre general secretary Narayan Kaji Shrestha aka Prakash at his official residence in Baluwatar, Thursday morning, to find ways to end the current deadlock.

Emerging from the meeting, Sherchan was quoted by nepalnews as saying that he found Koirala very serious in not letting the seven party unity collapse under any circumstance. e said that during the meeting they also advised him to become a little more lenient to Maoist demands for adopting a proportional representation based electoral system and turning the country a republic through parliamentary declaration before the Constituent Assembly election.

Although in response they were told that he still hasn’t been able to understand what the Maoists really want and also said that the Maoist demands for PR system was entirely unacceptable, but he was still of the opinion that he may take it into account to end the political deadlock.

During the meeting, Sherchan and Prakash had also asked the Prime Minister to seriously work towards building a consensus at the earliest possible.

Meanwhile, Prakash is expected to meet with UML general secretary Madhav Kumar Nepal and Maoist chairman Prachanda. (ANI)

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