A meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) held Thursday evening to name office-bearers for the vacant positions in the constitutional bodies could not take any decision.
According to Speaker Subas Nemwang, a member of the Council, the meeting held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai discussed the appointments to be made in the constitutional bodies but was unable to recommend the names.
Senior positions in constitutional bodies like Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Election Commission, Public Service Commission and the Office of the Auditor General remain vacant for a long time.
As many as 164 candidates have filed applications for various positions in the constitutional bodies after the commission adopted the policy to fill the posts through competition and issued notice for the applications. nepalnews.com