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Monday, September 26th, 2011

Press meet at TIAPrime Minister Baburam Bhattarai arrived home from his US trip to attend the 66th session of the UN General Assembly on Monday.

Speaking at a press conference on his arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, PM said he was satisfied with his visit and, the visit was fruitful and important for Nepal and Nepali citizen due to his meeting with head of government of different countries.

PM Bhattarai said positive discussions were held with the American officials to delist the Maoists from the US terrorist watch list, adding that the US officials informed Bhattarai that action to delist the Maoists from the US terrorist watch list was deferred due to some technical reason.

Indian Prime Minister Dr Man Mohan Singh has pledged to extend any kind of support in Nepal to conclude peace process and draft constitution and Singh has given words to support this government for concluding the peace and writing of the constitution, Bhattarai said.

The PM informed the journalists that he has raised the issue of Nepal government’s commitment to the lasting peace in his address to the UN General Assembly.

PM said he put forth his opinion in the international arena to expedite Nepal’s development process by serving as a bridge between India and China, the two giant economies, based on non-alignment and Panchasheel of Nepal’s foreign policy.

During his New York visit, PM Bhattarai held bilateral talks with US President Barak Obama, Bolivian President Evo Morales, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse and other top leaders of the world on the sideline of the UN General Assembly.

On the occasion, PM Bhattarai said different steps of the peace process including integration, categorisation and rank harmonisation of the PLA combatants can be completed within 45 days if the political parties agreed on modality of the army integration. He also said that the internal rift in the Maoist party will not affect the performance of government.

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2 Responses to “Back home”

  1. GyaRel on Says:

    So, he forgot the Earthquake hit Nepal. He forgot that the airplane crashed and killed 20+ people. Why would he care? He was the architect of 15,000 death. For him, 20+ does not make any difference in count. Shame on you.


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