DPM Shrestha briefs UN Secy Gen Ban on progress made in Nepal's peace process
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Kaji Shrestha met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday. DPM Shrestha, who addressed the 67th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday, met Ban in New York and briefed him on Nepal's political development and achievements made in the peace process.
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He told Ban that the integration of former Maoist combatants, which is one of the major components of the peace process, was going to complete very soon.
He informed Ban about the attempts being made by the political parties to reach a common ground to end the current political deadlock facing the country. Shrestha also thanked Ban for the role played by the UN in Nepal's peace process.
In response Ban expressed his concerns over the latest political situation of Nepal and efforts being made to conclude peace process.
The Secretary General also briefed DPM Shrestha on the major development agenda being pursued by the UN and asked for Nepal’s involvement.
The two also shared the views on the attempts of Nepal to meet Millennium Development Goals.
In the meeting, the DPM also sought support from the Secretary General for the development of Lumbini region, the birth place of Lord Buddha informing him that international conference was going to be organised in Lumbini in near future. nepalnews.com