KATHMANDU – The government has decided to safely rescue the Nepalis in Afghanistan at the earliest in the wake of recently developed scenario there.
The meeting of the Council of Ministers today directed the concerned authorities and agencies to take forward the coordinated rescue operation of the Nepalis in Afghanistan, according to Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and spokesperson of the government Gyanendra Bahadur Karki.
Spokesperson Karki shared that the meeting convened at the official residence of Prime Minister at Baluwatar, Kathmandu also dwelt on matters relating to the hunger strike being staged by the former British Gurkhas in Britain’s capital London for equal pensions. The Spokesperson further said, “The government of Nepal is committed to resolve this issue through diplomatic means.”
The government has already urged the protesting former British Gurkhas to call off their protest programmes. He said that the diplomatic process had been initiated and taken forward to address this issue.