Archive ref no: NCA-19767
Meeting with the Leader of Political Parties, 23 Sept 2005
The National Human Rights Commission has started the consultation with the main political parties regarding the human rights and peace process.
In this context, a team led by the Chairman of the Commission Nayan Bahadur Khatri comprising the Commission members Sushila Singh Shilu, Sudip Pathak, Gokul Pokhrel, Dr. Ram Dayal Rakesh and the acting secretary of the Commission Kedar Prasad Poudyal met Girija Prasad Koirala, president of Nepali Cogress party, Surya Bahadur Thapa, president of Rastriya Janashakti Party and Pashupati Shamsher Rana, chairmen of Rastriya Prajatantra Party and held discussion about human rights and peace process.
The Commission has started the consultation keeping in consideration the considerable significance of the stakeholders in building conductive environment to transform the unilateral ceasefire announcement by the CPN (Maoist) to the lasting peace, wherein, the incessant deployment of human rights could be possible.
In the course of consultation, the Commission shall also hold discussion with His Majesty Government soon.
Similarly, the commission shall soon meet the leaders of other political parties and discuss about the issue of human rights and peace process.
Kedar Prasad Poudyal