PM Oli talks about global terrorism, climate change and foreign policy in UN General Assembly

Published On: September 28, 2018 07:55 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

NEW YORK, Sept 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York. PM Oli stressed Nepal's support on control of global terrorism, climate change issues, Nepal's foreign policy, and informed the current government's status. 

PM Oli said Nepal government embraces the UN's effort to remove global terrorism. He further said, the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government with the majority of two-third is trying with effort to maintain law and order in the nation. Nepal hosted BIMSTEC summit, and it maintains good foreign relations with its neighbor including SAARC organization, PM Oli added. 

PM Oli spoke for 26 minutes in the General Assembly. He spoke, the effects of climate change on Himalaya and landlocked nations should be properly addressed by all the nations of the UN.

Meanwhile, Nepali Congress (NC) supporters protested wearing black t-shirt near the UN building in New York for the increased violence and tensions across the nation, while PM Oli was addressing the General Assembly. NC supporters were seen with placards, National and NC flag in demonstration demanding proper law and order in the nation.

The program  between PM Oli and Non Resident Nepali organization has been canceled which was scheduled for tomorrow due to the protest.  Chairman Dr. Keshav Paudel said, PM Oli had canceled the event.

After addressing the General Assmebly, PM Oli sat in several sideline meetings. He met with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, British PM Theresa May, Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd, and Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj.



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