KATHMANDU—Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has said the successful conclusion of the peace process and promulgation of a new inclusive Constitution has established Nepal’s good image in international arena.
At a tea reception hosted by CPN, Kathmandu Metropolis-28 Committee on the occasion of Dashain, Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath at Anamnagar Tuesday, he said some of the countries have also started adopting Nepal’s experience in concluding the home-grown peace process.
The world community was attentively listening to the success of Nepal’s peace process and arrangements of the new Constitution in the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, he added.
He further shared the high-level delegation of the countries including South Sudan, Afghanistan and Myanmar had closely observed and studied Nepal’s peace process.
He said that the government has not been able to fulfill all aspirations of the people in a short span of time.Follow @gorkhapost
NC leader Regmi passes away
KATHMANDU— Nepali Congress leader Keshab Regmi, who contributed to restoring democracy in 1990, has passed away on Thursday night.
Regmi, who was suffering from respiratory problems for long, died at his residence in Gongabu in Kathmandu. Regmi, who also served as secretary of NC, Kaski, played an important role in establishing Nepal Students’ Union, the student wing of the NC.
He was also sent to jail five times for fighting to restore democracy. He is survived by two wives.
His last rites were conducted at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. People from various walks of life and NC leaders attended his funeral rite.
On the occasion, NC President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel and General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala paid tribute to Regmi by draping his body in the party flag.Follow @gorkhapost