Nepal stresses regional peace at 74th UNGA

Published On: September 29, 2019 07:20 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

NEW YORK, Sept 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has placed emphasis on regional economic cooperation through SAARC, BIMSTEC and the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) among other platforms , while addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: During his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali expressed commitment to concluding the Transitional Justice (TJ) process at the earliest.

NEW YORK, Sept 28: Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali has called for strong regional economic cooperation through the SAARC, BIMSTEC and Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) among other regional platforms during his address to the 74th United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.

NC to induct 11 more to CWC

Published On: September 28, 2019 07:42 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: A Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of Nepali Congress (NC) on Friday decided to induct 11 new members in its 85-member CWC body.

India, Pak foreign ministers avoid each other

Published On: September 28, 2019 07:28 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

NEW YORK, Sep 28: Foreign ministers of India and Pakistan avoided each other at an informal meeting of SAARC foreign ministers in New York on Thursday, dashing hopes that the much-awaited meeting amid heightened Indo-Pak tensions could pave the way for icebreaker dialogue between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: While Prime Minister KP Oli has been warning ministers who do not make satisfactory progress in executing development projects that they will face the sack, development expenditure by the government so far this fiscal year has remained the lowest in recent years.

Misinformation, suspicion can derail partnership: US envoy

Published On: September 28, 2019 06:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Expressing dissatisfaction over recent controversies surrounding some of the US-supported programs in Nepal, US ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry said that he is concerned over the risk of the seven-decade long Nepal-US partnership derailing due to ‘misinformation and suspicion’.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly engaged in a number of important events and bilateral meetings in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing General Debate.

India, Pakistan boycott each other at SAARC FM meet in New York

Published On: September 27, 2019 11:19 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

NEW YORK, Sept 27:  Foreign Ministers from India and Pakistan boycotted each other’s address to a meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on Thursday on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly in New York.

Unhappy with performance of his team, Oli demands results

Published On: September 27, 2019 07:21 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Prime Minister KP Oli has expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of his cabinet ministers after most of them failed to show expected change in their working style as pledged in the work performance agreements signed around two months ago.