Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he might step down only after the next general elections as Co-chair of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s has claimed that there was a gentleman’s agreement with Oli to let Dahal become the PM after two-and-a-half years.
PM Oli said that no elected or public officers hold their posts forever and nor will he, but those who want him to go should wait till the next general elections.
Oli added that old forces are trying to sabotage the new political system. The government has not taken its attempt seriously. However, the government will crack down on them when they pose a serious challenge.
He has claimed that the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority filed cases against corruption accused this year. Oli has said that the government was committed on controlling corruption, reclaiming public land grabbed by individuals. He further said that he had set up a unit at the Prime Minister’s Office to monitor the progress of development projects. Oli has also urged all to work in tandem to promote national unity to achieve the goals of economic growth.