Archive ref no: NCA-21050
NOTICE OF THE PRESS SECRETARIAT OF HIS MAJESTY THE KING
His Majesty the King has called on political parties to recommend, by 17:00 hrs on May 31, 2004, the name of an individual to be appointed to the post of Prime Minister in accordance with Article 127 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal - 1990. The individual must have a clean image, be able to garner the support of all quarters in the formation of the Council of Ministers and initiate elections to the House of Representatives within the year 2061 by maintaining peace and security in the country in keeping with the aspiration of the Nepalese people, in whom the sovereignty is vested.
It may be recalled that His Majesty the King has been holding consultations, individually and collectively, with leaders of political parties, former prime ministers and the civil society following the acceptance of the resignation submitted by Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa.
May 30, 2004