Kathmandu, August 15: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has named chiefs of its various 33 central departments.
A party meeting today at Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar settled the matter that remained longstanding following the party unification. NCP spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha after the meeting said the meeting appointed Deputy Prime Minister and NCP Secretariat member Ishwor Pokharel as party’s school department chief.
Likewise, the portfolios of party foreign department chief and deputy chief have been given to senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and Ram Karki respectively. Party secretariat member Bamdev Gautam has been named as head of party organisational department and Narayan Kaji Shrestha as the chief of publicity department.
Leader Jhala Nath Khanal has been appointed as the head of party policy and research institute, while Surendra Pandey as the chief of finance and planning department. The meeting also appointed a joint in-charge each for all seven states.
Likewise, the secretariat meeting has also appointed two in charges in each of the seven provincial committees. Party spokesperson Shresha added that the next meeting of the secretariat meeting has been set for tomorrow afternoon and it will dwell upon the unification of sister organizations, commissions and liaison committees.