Dispute resolution sub-committee under the Constitutional Committee (CC) has entrusted the responsibility to iron out the differences on the form of governance and other disputed issues to the top leaders of the major three parties.
A meeting of the sub-committee held on Monday decided to leave it to the top leaders of UCPN (Maoist), Nepali Congress and UML as no consensus emerged discuss today's discussion. The three-party meeting will take place on Wednesday (February 22).
Speaking to reporters after the meeting, NC parliamentary party leader Ram Chandra Poudel said all the parties have agreed to ask the leaders of the big three parties to find consensus.
At the sub-committee meeting, the NC lawmakers reiterated that the paper prepared by the taskforce headed by Laxman Lal Karna, which proposes executive rights to both the President and the Prime Minister, is not acceptable to them.
The NC has been advocating parliamentary system with the President as ceremonial head of state and the Prime Minister with executive rights. On the other hand, the UCPN (M) had proposed directly elected executive President. nepalnews.com