KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) Spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma has announced his candidacy for the post of general secretary in the upcoming 14th General Convention of the party.
Leader Sharma announced his candidature during an event organized at the Sundarijal-based BP Museum. The program was held on the occasion of the 108th birth anniversary of one of the founders of the NC and the first elected prime minister of Nepal, BP Koirala.
On the occasion, Sharma said that he would like to remain in the leadership positions for 15 years to ensure the country’s economic prosperity and upliftment of people’s living standards. He also added that his candidature aims at materializing the model of development as envisioned by late BP Koirala.
As Congress party’s 14th General Convention date is drawing closer, leaders are announcing their candidacy for various positions. Gagan Thapa was the first to announce his candidacy for the position of general secretary. In the 13th General Convention, he lost to Shashank Koirala. Another leader Pradeep Poudel is also preparing to vie for the post.
Similarly, Bal Krishna Khand, NP Saud, Prakash Sharan Mahat, Ramesh Lekhak, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, Minendra Rijal, Dhanraj Gurung and Guru Raj Ghimire are also aspiring for the same position.