Kathmandu, Nepal: CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Center, the major two communist parties of Nepal, have merged amid a grand function at city hall of Kathmandu on on Thursday.
The merger of two communist Parties of Nepal was announced at Rastriya Sabha Griha of Kathmandu on Thursday evening.
The declaration is made the history of unification between the communist parties after 54 years in Nepal.
Before unification of the two communist parties, the first central committee meeting of the Nepal Communist Party has concluded in Baluwatar, the official resident of Prime Minister and CPN UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli.
The 441 central committee members, including 241 of CPN-UML and 200 of CPN MC, had taken oath in the central committee meeting.
Likewise, a Secretariat is setup comprising Prime Minister Oli, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, Bamdev Gautam, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Ishwar Pokhrel, Ram Bahadur Thapa, and Bishnu Paudel.
Paudel will act as the General Secretary at the Secretariat while position of the party Spokesperson is given to the Narayan Kaji Shrestha.