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Nepal PM: Local body elections would be held by mid-December 2016


Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has announced that local body elections would be held by mid-December this year.

Issuing a directive to senior police officials at Nepal Police Headquarters Prime Minister Oli said that Local body elections will be held by November, reports The Himalayan Times.

The Prime Minister claimed that the general elections would be held next year.

The nine-point agreement signed with the UCPN-Maoist, the second-largest ruling coalition partner, would help to strengthen the activities of government, Prime Minister Oli said.

The nine-point agreement is the agreement paper of the government to carry out works, he added.

On the occasion, he lauded Nepal Police for playing a coordinating role between society and government.