Kathmandu, Nepal, March 17, 2019: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has left for United States (US) for treatment of his ailing wife Sita Dahal on Sunday.
Though visit to the US is personal for treatment purpose, his recent visit to US is taken importantly from different sectors, particularly in the political and diplomatic level.
During a brief conversation with the media persons at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), he has mentioned that there could be official and unofficial visits with ambassador and US government officials during his visit.
He also stated that also he would return back in country considering to the changing the political situation in the country. However, he did not mention about the tentative time to return in Nepal.
It is said that Sita will be admitted to Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US to treat Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). She has been suffering from the disease for the past few years.
Medically, PSP is an uncommon brain disorder that affects entire parts of the body. As PSP affects the movement of the body, patients with PSP cannot walk freely.