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Nepali Congress for immediate tabling of MCC in House for its ratification


By Bhishma Raj Ojha, KATHMANDU:- The Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has concluded that it the government’s political duty to table the MCC compact in the Federal Parliament for its ratification.
Stating that the NC and other parties of the current ruling coalition are directly engaged in the process of MCC cooperation, the NC argued that the MCC should be immediately tabled in the parliament for its ratification since the current government has the responsibility to advance its as per the move initiated by the outgoing government.
A meeting of the party’s central work execution committee concluded Tuesday mentioned that it was the responsibility of all political parties to decide on the ratification of the MCC from the parliament adding that Nepal was selected to receive the MCC grant assistance.
NC chief secretary Krishna Prasad Poudel said that questions would be raised on the political intention and accountability for failing to accept its ownership in the last hour adding that the issue was not considered prior to signing the memorandum of understanding (MoU) and tabling it in the parliament despite sufficient time and medium.
“It should be taken to the implementation process convincing the people saying it is in line with the national interest after commitment and consensus from the House,” he added.
The NC has stated that it was the Speaker’s responsibility to include it in the parliament’s agenda by considering the sensitivity of the issue adding that the Speaker should not prevent it from tabling in the parliament and delay and obstruct under any pretext.
Likewise, ruling NC also concluded that the issues concerning the MCC were fabricated and sensationalized among the general public based on baseless evidences.
The NC has also expressed concerns for unnecessarily pushing Nepali society and politics into geo-political polarization.
From the meeting, the NC has welcomed the government’s decision to announce the local level election on May 13 while deciding to focus the party’s activities for the polls with unity and vigour.
The meeting also decided that all levels of the party, all sister organisations and well-wishers will work in solidarity to ensure a win for the Congress party in the upcoming local elections.
As the posts of presidents, office bearers or members of sister or well-wishers organisations elected or nominated in different posts of different levels of the party are automatically vacant as per the Congress statute, it was decided to fill those posts. In the case of the Center, it has been decided that the Central Chair will fill the vacancy as soon as possible. Vacancies in other levels will be nominated by the Central President of the concerned sister organization in consultation with the President of that level.

It has been decided to form the Central Ad Hoc Committee of Nepal Students Association and Nepal Tarun Dal in accordance with the age limit mentioned in the statute. He said that the Central Ad Hoc Committee of the sister organisations has been decided to form after necessary consultation as the previous central committees of the sister organisations have been dissolved as per the Congress statute.
The suggestions received at the meeting of the proposed Legislative Working Committee of Nepal Women’s Association, Nepal Dalit Association, Nepal Farmers Association, Nepal Cultural Association, Nepal Freedom Fighters Association have been approved to be incorporated by the Central Office.
It was also decided that the existing working committee will act in accordance with the responsibilities provided in the party statute. The meeting of the committee, which started on February 10, ended today.

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