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Unified party to have 9-member secretariat

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KATHMANDU, May 17: The meeting of the party unification coordination committee has come up with a decision to form a nine-member secretariat of the unified party.

Following the meeting of the party unification coordination committee, both the parties will hold their respective central committee meetings. UML is holiding its central committee meeting at Baluwatar itself while CPN (Maoist Center) is holding it at Khumaltar. 

When  the CC meeting of both the parties is over, the joint CC meeting will take place later today before they go to register their newly formed formed party at the Office of the Election Commission, Jamal. 

According to the schedule, a press conference will be held at Rastriya Sabha Griha following the registration of the new party while the first meeting of the newly formed party 'Nepal Communisty Party' will take place at Gokarna Forest Resort. 

The new party will be guided ideologically by the philosophy of Marxist –Leninist and on political line, People's Democracy will be adopted and leadership of the new party will be shared alternatively. 

The new party will have 441-member central committee (241 members from the UML and 200 from the Maoist Center). 

Likewise, it will have a 43-member standing committee with 25 representatives from the UML and 18 from the Maoist Centre. The party will have 'Sun' as its electoral symbol, the one the UML has been using for long. 

 May 17, 2018 14:43 PM