UN congratulates Nepali people on the end of ‘historic phase’ of peace process
The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations (UN) in Nepal has commended the completion of the integration of the former Maoist Army Combatants into the Nepal Army and congratulated the Nepali people, all political parties, the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Army for this step which marks the "end of a historic phase of the peace process."
“Today I attended the Commissioning Parade of Officer Cadet Induction Basic Course at the Nepalese Military Academy of the Nepal Army at Kharipati, Bhaktapur," said Resident Coordinator Jamie McGoldrick, "It marks a milestone in the Nepali peace process that began with the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in presence of the UN in November 2006.”
On the occasion, McGoldrick urged all actors to strengthen the conducive environment for the election and to increase the momentum to implement the outstanding commitments of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), including constitution drafting and setting up of transitional justice mechanisms.
“I reaffirm the continued commitment of the United Nations to cooperate closely with Nepal in support of progress in the peace process", McGoldrick said. Nepalnews.com