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US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Richard A. Boucher at NHRC
Lalitpur - US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Richard A. Boucher today paid a courtesy visit to the office of the National Human Rights Commission-Nepal (NHRC-Nepal). He received information about NHRC activities, the present status of human rights in Nepal and about the on-going peace talks between Government of Nepal (GON) and CPN-Maoist.
Appreciating the role played by NHRC for the promotion and protection of human rights, he suggested the NHRC officials for a strong Commission. He also expressed concern over the proposed Truth Finding and Reconciliation.
Boucher was accompanied by James F. Moriarty, the US Ambassador to Nepal.