Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa said NC would not deviate from the agreement reached by eight-party alliance.
Speaking at an orientation session relating to the presidential election organized by the coalition partners for their parliamentarians on Friday, he said things would move ahead as per the agreement.
"The NC will not walk away from the agreement struck by the alliance for the next five years. There is a need to continue the coalition with faith," he said.
Thapa furthermore added that Ramchandra Paudel, the presidential candidate from the alliance, is an appropriate candidate to make the position of President prestigious and respectable. Lauding him as a loyal person who fought for the establishment of democracy, republic and constitution, the leader called for making him victorious.
The Cabinet expansion would move ahead following the election to Vice President scheduled for March 17, he informed.