Print Edition - 2014-05-22 | Nation
PM feels the heat, threatens to quit
May 21, 2014-
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has warned of quitting his post, if his government is put into any kind of pressure.
Speaking at a programme organised by the Ex-Parliamentarians’ Forum in Lalitpur on Wednesday, Prime Minister Koirala said he will not remain at the helm even for a day if his government faces pressure from all sides.
Hinting at the recent criticism about the performance of his government in its first 100 days, Koirala said he does not intend to latch on to the prime ministerial seat amid criticisms. “I cannot perform under too much pressure. If I feel I am bogging under pressure, I will not remain in the prime ministerial seat even for a day,” he said, urging all sides to let him do his job for one year without any kind of hassle.
He further clarified that it is but natural that the people’s view towards the government would be adversely affected due to shortage of drinking water and other basic amenities such as electricity and petroleum.
Prime Minister Koirala said his government will not spare anyone involved in corruption as the main focus of his tenure will be to root out the malaise from the country for good.
Published: 22-05-2014 09:31