KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress (NC) President and former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said Nepal Army personnel and Nepal Police only discharged their duties in line with the state’s policies, rules and regulations during the armed conflict.
Leader Deuba said, “however, those found guilty of crime shall be brought to book,” at an interaction program organised by the Human Rights Organization of Nepal (HURON) on ‘Struggle Resolution and Justice’ here on Friday.
“Maoist combatants fought for political gain,” Deuba added.
Speaking at the same function, CPN Maoist Centre leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha suggested that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission should work to help mitigate insurgency-era cases and maintain peace in the country.
Chairperson of the Conflict Victims National Society and Nepali Congress leader Kul Bahadur Gurung and Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearance Lokendra Mallik, Chairperson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Surya Kiran Gurung and Chairperson of HURON Indra Aryal among others were also present at the program.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.