Kathmandu: India has assured Nepal that it is ready to provide whatever support it requires to resolve the current constitutional crisis and underlined the need to forge consensus among all political parties.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Jayanta Prasad yesterday called on caretaker Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to take a stock of the situation.
Prasad hoped that a solution could be found to the current crisis through collaboration with other political parties and said that India is ready to provide whatever support Nepal requires to resolve the issue.
On the occasion, Bhattarai said that he was trying to move ahead by building an environment to form a unity government by forging consensus among all political parties.
Reacting to the recent developments in Nepal, External Affairs Ministry spokesman yesterday had said, “We have confidence in the democratic commitment and wisdom of the people of Nepal, which has led to considerable progress of the constitution making process.”
“We hope that the political parties of Nepal would continue to be guided by the spirit of consensus and peaceful dialogue in their efforts to transform Nepal into a stable, democratic and prosperous nation,” he said.
Meanwhile, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan also met Bhattarai yesterday.
During the meeting with the Chinese envoy, Bhattarai briefed him about the current political developments and assured that Nepal government is prepared to hold fresh election for the Constituent Assembly by forging consensus
with other political parties, said Devendra Poudyal, Prime Minister’s political advisor.
The Chinese envoy told the Prime Minister that China wanted to see that the current stalemate resolved through consensus among the political parties.
“China is keenly watching the ongoing peace process of Nepal and wants to see a peaceful, stable and prosperous Nepal,” he said.