Nepal-UK relations go back to centuries and the UK remains Nepal’s one of the largest donors and development partners. At the same time, the British Gurkhas have often expressed grievances against the UK government over pension issue. Why does the issue remain unresolved? How will the UK support Nepal in its federalization process and Visit Nepal 2020? How is the UK watching Nepali politics, including the issue of transitional justice process? Nicola Pollitt, British Ambassador to Nepal, shared her perspectives with Republica’s Subhash Ghimire and Mahabir Paudyal on a range of issues.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The British Gurkha Satyagraha United Struggle Committee (BGSUTC) UK-Nepal which has been staging protest demanding pay parity for serving British Gurkha soldiers and pensioners with their British counterparts has decided to postpone its protests.
KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Oli has indicated that the British government was not positive regarding Nepal's proposal to review the tripartite agreement concerning the British Gurkha soldiers.