Kathmandu, May 17: With the unification of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre), historical announcement of Nepal Communist Party was made this evening amidst a programme in the capital city.
At a special news conference, Chairmen duo KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ announced the formation of the new political party.
A total of 441 central committee members are named in the CPN. Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and leader of the party recited the party’s manifesto at the programme that was attended by a large number of party leaders and cadres.
On the occasion, leader Nepal said that the party would move ahead considering the government unveiled slogan ‘Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal’.
He also informed that party’s high command, standing committee and central committee were also formed.
The two parties had signed a six-point deal prior to the national elections some seven months ago, contesting the polls through the single election manifesto of the left alliance.
The newly-formed party shall follow the peaceful competition, respect human rights and rule of law, independent foreign policy, respect UN Charters and maintain harmonious relations with all countries in the world.
The party would practice ‘people’s centralism and collective leadership system’ and Marxism and Leninism would be the party’s guiding principle.
Also speaking at the programme, leader of CPN Janardan Sharma committed to fulfilling the people’s expectations by ensuring good governance after the formation of the CPN.