Kathmandu: Discussion was held among the ruling alliance parties on the issue of cabinet expansion this morning. During the meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar, an understanding was reached among the top leaders of the ruling alliance parties to expand the cabinet till this evening, said leader of Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal, Rajendra Shrestha.
It is said that the top leaders would meet again at 2:00 pm today as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is in Chitwan. “The parties that have finalized the names of persons joining the cabinet should not come again for the meeting. An understanding has been reached among the parties failing to finalize the names of the persons they are sending to the cabinet to sit for the meeting again with institutional decision,” he shared.
Cabinet would be expanded till this evening if there would be understanding on all the issues, added Shrestha. Top leaders of the ruling alliance parties were present in the meeting.