The ruling CPN-UML has decided to organise its 10th general convention from November 18 to 22.
The party's central committee meeting held on Saturday took a decision to this effect. Likewise, the meeting has formed the 264-member central committee into the General Convention Organising Committee.
Spokesperson for CPN-UML, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said the meeting kept the position of the General Convention Organising Committee chairman KP Sharma Oli and general secretary Ishwar Pokhrel unchanged.
Minister Gyawali said the upcoming meeting should take the decision on the party's office-bearers and standing committee members.
The meeting also formed a three-member taskforce under the chair of the party's organisation department chief Bishnu Poudel for the portfolio division of the General Convention Organising Committee. Top Bahadur Rayamajhi and Shankar Pokhrel are the members of the taskforce and it is asked to submit its proposal within 10 days.
Likewise, the meeting decided to constitute the provincial committee of the party from the central committee at the recommendation of the province in-charge, joint in-charge, coordinator and joint coordinator.
Similarly, the CPN-UML will consult with sister organisations' in-charge, joint in-charge, chairman and co-chairman and office-bearers to constitute the conference organising committee and responsibility for this is given to leader Rayamajhi, according to Spokesperson Gyawali.
At the meeting, Chairman Oli familiarised the leaders about the efforts taken to safeguard the party leadership and organisation amid the crises and contradiction in the party.
On the occasion, Chairman Oli said that the party has taken seriously the activities that occurred in the name of a certain group and other activities taken to defeat the leadership and weaken the UML would be countered.
Moreover, the meeting decided to seek clarification from leaders Madhav Kumar Nepal, Bhim Bahadur Rawal, Surendra Pandey and Ghan Shyam Bhusal for practising groupism and organising national meeting of the cadres.