Nepal Prime Minister Election schedule candidate list opinion poll elections results 2016, CPN-UML, 2016 Nepal Prime Minister Election timetable

Last Modified: August 2, 2016 at 7:17 am

Nepal Prime Minister Election schedule candidate list opinion poll elections results 2016, CPN-UML, 2016 Nepal Prime Minister Election timetable

If all goes as planned, the Parliament Secretariat will conduct election for Prime Minister on August 3. The secretariat is making preparations for the same with the President-given deadline for the formation of a national unity government expiring (on Sunday), according to a source.

On Monday (August 1), a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament is taking place. The secretariat will make the election schedule public once it gets a letter from the Office of the President directing it to start the process for PM’s election. On August 2, according to the source, parties will nominate PM candidates/withdraw nominations.

August 3, as per the plan, will see election of Nepal’s new Prime Minister. Bharat Raj Gautam, spokesperson for the secretariat, said they will finalise the election timetable only after getting a letter from the President.

The alliance comprising the Nepali Conggress and the CPN-Maoist Centre has already decided to field Centre Chair Prachanda as PM candidate. The CPN-UML is yet to finalise its candidate for the post.

See more at: http://english.onlinekhabar.com/2016/07/31/382819

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