NEW YORK—Today, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held a bilateral meeting with Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, in New York.
Currently the Prime Minister is leading the Nepali delegation at the 73rd United Nation General Assembly being held in New York.
According to the statement issued by the Permenet Mission of Nepal to the UN, the two leaders discussed about various aspects of assistance between Nepal and UN. They also discussed about the campaign to establish peace and Nepal’s role in it.
On the occasion, Secretary-General Guterres reiterated the pledge to continue UN assistance to Nepal for achieving the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He also acknowledges Nepal’s exemplary work in establishing democracy in a peaceful way.
Likewise, PM Oli extended gratitude to the UN for its support and assistance in Nepal’s development.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.