KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has begun talks with major political party leaders for leading the new government. Koirala held dialogues with senior leaders of both CPN UML and the UCPN Maoist in this regard after having several rounds of discussion on the same with his own senior party leaders.
Sources near Koirala confirmed that he will be holding talks with senior leaders of other fringe parties representing in the Constituent Assembly to discuss his candidacy to lead a consensus government. The leaders he will be discussing with today are CPN-ML’s General Secretary C.P. Mainali,Chairman of Samyukta Chandra Dev Joshi his office secretary, Laxman Dhakal, said.
Before the meeting with fringe party leaders, Koirala is scheduled to hold talks with his party’s senior leaders Sher Bahadur Deuba and Ram Chandra Poudel on the same.