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US expecting smooth changeover in govt in Nepal

Prime Minister Khanal resigned on August 14 succumbing to intense pressure from Nepali Congress and the Maoists.



Washington: The United States said it expects a smooth changeover of the government in Nepal following the resignation of its current Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal.

"The information we have is that this resignation was expected, and we have every expectation that there will be a smooth government change in keeping with Nepals constitution," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters during her daily news conference.

Nepal`s caretaker Prime Minister Khanal resigned on August 14 succumbing to intense pressure from Nepali Congress and the Maoists.
President Ram Baran Yadav has given all parties an August 21 deadline to form the next government through consensus.

PTI

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