Karnali Province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi. (File photo)
KARNALI: Karnali Province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has announced his candidacy for the post of Nepali Congress joint-general secretary in the party’s upcoming 14th General Convention.
CM Shahi, who is also the NC central member, has said that he would compete for the post towards the quota of backward regions.
Shahi’s private secretary Raj Rokaya said the CM would be filing his candidacy for the joint- general secretary post.
Shahi, who represents Humla in the Karnali Province Assembly, has already served as the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation; and the Minister for Water Supplies in the federal government.
Shahi said he was confident that the General Convention would trust him to be the joint-general secretary recognizing his contribution in beginning the culture of existing power alliance from Karnali though the party has just six seats in the Province Assembly.