The ruling alliance – Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML – came closure to consensus on disputed issues of the constitution.

A meeting at the Prime Minister’s official residence Baluwater, today, the twp parties have agreed to adopt a revised parliamentary system in the new constitution,” according to NC spokesperson Dilendra Prasad Badu.

Since the country has witnessed instability in the existing parliamentary system, the parties discussed making some revision,” according to NC leader Ananda Prasad Dhungana.

The parties have also agreed not to allow any no-trust-motion against any government for two years and allow only the head of the government to dissolve parliament, he said, adding that they are ready to listen any positive and creative views from the CPN-Maoist, apart from the legality and role of the Constituent Assembly (CA).

Likewise, NC and UML agreed on ceremonial president elected through the electoral college. However, they have not yet reached any consensus on election of the prime minister.

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