8 January 2021, Kathmandu
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leaving for Dhangadhi today to address the fourth extended plenum of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday.
Prime Minister’s Press Advisor Surya Thapa in a Facebook message said Prime Minister Oli will address a mass meeting to be organized in Dhangadhi. A provincial committee meeting of the Oli-led faction of the NCP on Wednesday extended the provincial committee to a 551-member committee.
Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply Lekh Raj Bhatta, Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Gauri Shankar Chaudhari, Minister for Forest and Environment Prem Ale and Minister for General Administration Ganesh Singh Thagunna are in Dhangadhi since the last four days and are making preparations to present over 50,000 people in today’s mass meeting.
Meanwhile, the security has been tightened in view of Prime Minister Oli’s visit to Dhangadhi, said Sudurpaschim Pradesh Police Office, Dipayal.
The meeting also appointed Industry Minister and Standing Committee member Lekh Raj Bhatta as the chief coordinator of the Far-Western Province. Thapa further said, action has been recommended against Rawal for withdrawing money from the party’s account.
“The meeting has also recommended action against Bhim Rawal for embezzling Rs 3 million from the party’s account,” Thapa has written on his Facebook.