Nepal urges all to ensure rights of people of Afghanistan, Myanmar

KATHMANDU: Nepal has expressed concern over the situation in Afghanistan and Myanmar among other war-torn countries and urged all parties involved to ensure rights of the citizens of those countries.

Addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka expressed concern over the situation in Afghanistan, Myanmar, Libiya, Siria and Yaman.

He said that all parties should join hands together to ensure peace, security, and stability of those countries.

Minister Khadka said that Nepal unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and believes that terrorist acts cannot be justified on any ground.

He said that Nepal has clearly floated its opinion on peace, security, terrorism, human rights, long-term development and climate change among others.

The Foreign Minister also urged rich nations through the United Nations General Convention to ensure equal distribution of vaccines against Covid-19.

Nepal has also urged to declare the vaccine as an essential commodity of the citizens.

Saying that Nepal has committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and meet its commitment to net-zero by 2050, he was of the opinion that the developed countries should provide financial and technical assistance to poor countries to achieve climate goals.

He also thanked the International Monetary Fund and G20 for providing loan assistance.

After addressing the convention, a Nepali delegation led by Khadka held a meeting with United Nations Under Secretary General Atul Kher.

Similarly, he also held a meeting with this Bahrain counterpart Rashid Al Jayani.

 

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