Kathmandu: The inaugural session of the 14th General Convention of the major ruling party, the Nepali Congress, has commenced. Party leaders and workers from across the country have gathered at Bhrikutimandap, the venue of the General Convention, for the program.
Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba garlanded the portraits of people’s leader BP Koirala, Subarna Shumsher, Saintly leader Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Peace leader and former prime minister and party president Girija Prasad Koirala and former president Sushil Koirala on the occasion.
The NC’s 14th General Convention has the theme – ‘Motivation, Unity and Transformation’.
Various communities have assembled at the program venue along with their respective cultural floats.
The General Convention venue has been decorated everywhere with the Nepali Congress’ four-star flag and an attractive stage has been constructed. The party workers from the Kathmandu Valley have put up various performances donning their typical Newari dress and playing the Dhime drums.
Four thousand and seven hundred representatives are attending the General Convention that will run for three days from today. It will elect the party office-bearers including one president, two vice-presidents, two General Secretaries and eight Joint General Secretaries.
Similarly, it will elect a 134-member central working committee. The treasurer would be however picked by the central committee.