Govt post bearers not to get portfolio in CPN
Kathmandu, Aug. 10: The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has decided not to allocate any major portfolio to the party leaders who are holding executive posts of the government in federal, provincial and local levels.
The party secretariat meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar Thursday took this decision. The decision would be effective to the ministers, parliamentary party leaders of province assembly, federal parliament members, and chief whips of provincial assemblies, parliamentary committees’ presidents, coordination committee coordinators and deputy coordinators, chiefs and deputy chiefs of local levels.
The individuals holding post of chairs and secretaries to any committees would also not be eligible for such responsibilities.
The decision was taken to make the governmental services effective and to implement the policy of one person: one post.
The rule will not be affective to the party chairs, federal parliamentary party leader and deputy leader. The meeting held discussions to intensify the party organizations merger process as it is delayed due to various causes including chair duo KP Sharma Oli’s and Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’s visits to China and Singapore.
According to party spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha, the task force formed to recommend the names for the provincial and district committees and sister wings for the merger process will recommend the names by mid-August.
The standing committee meeting will be held on 24 and 25 August to intensify the merger process. The meeting has further decided to publish the party report before the standing committee meeting.
The meeting decided to send a party delegation led by Shrestha to attend a programme from coming September 12 to 21 in China.