File photo of the CPN-Maoist Central Standing Committee meeting.
23 October, Kathmandu. The ruling CPN-Maoist has decided not to pass the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement in the current situation.
At a meeting of the standing committee on Tuesday, the leaders questioned the letter written by the finance ministry and prime ministers Sher Bahadur Deuba and Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to the MCC. The Ministry of Finance had sent a letter to the Millennium Challenge Corporation in August containing the questions raised about the MCC. After receiving the reply, Prime Minister Deuba and Chairman of the Maoist Center Prachanda sent another letter.
Recently, Prime Minister Deuba He and Prachanda sent a letter saying that they will pass MCC The matter was made public after the announcement. Leaders of the Maoist center raised the issue at a meeting on Tuesday. Narayan Kaji Shrestha Prakash, Dev Gurung, Lilamani Pokhrel and others had said that sending the letter was a serious mistake.
Immediately, Chairman Prachanda gave an explanation. As discussed outside Not writing a letter saying we will pass MCC He has a claim. “The chairman has said that nothing has been written to pass the status quo,” said a standing committee member. “We need national consensus, we need time for that.”
Prachanda said that he had to write a letter saying that he would seek help if the agreement was amended as there were many attempts to break the ruling alliance.
According to a leader, party chairman Prachanda had proposed in the meeting that the MCC agreement should not be passed by the parliament in the status quo as it is related to national sensitivities, which was approved by the standing committee.
After the meeting, Maoist center spokesperson Krishna Bahadur Mahara also said that the MCC would not move forward without amending the national consensus and agreement.
“Some things in our party are not going to move forward without maintaining national consensus and some are not going to move forward without amendments,” he said. “Some things in the MCC are objectionable. It will not move forward without modification. ‘