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UN official lauds Nepal's political transformation

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

A senior UN on Tuesday lauded the government and the people of for the nation's political transformation in the last two decades.

UN for Political Affairs expressed happiness over the success of Nepal's peace process during several meetings with government officials including in his recent visit to the country, the said in a statement.

"In his meetings, Jenca commended the government and the Nepali people on the success of the home grown peace process as laid out in the 2006 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and the political transformation has undergone over the last two decades," quoted the statement as saying.

Jenca also congratulated the government for holding the landmark provincial assemblies and in November and December last year in line with the nation's new Constitution.

"He called Nepal's home grown peace process supported by the international community an example in making the aims of sustaining peace a reality, and reaffirmed the commitment to continuing building peace through working with all stakeholders in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)," the statement said.

During his meetings, Jenca underlined the importance of Nepal's membership in the and welcomed the government's expressed commitment to amending the Transitional Justice legislation to bring it in line with the judgment of 2015 and international standards.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 18:58 IST