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Dorji confers with Nepali PM

Published on Aug 10 2010 // Main News

President of Druk National Congress (DNC), Rongthong Kunley Dorji, Tuesday conferred with the Nepalese Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal and asked for support in Bhutan’s democratic struggle.

Nepalese PM reads the appeal of DNC. Dorji (middle) and Nepalese journalist Binod Dhungel in the DNC delegation/Vidhyapati

Nepalese PM reads the appeal of DNC. Dorji (middle) and Nepalese journalist Binod Dhungel in the DNC delegation/Vidhyapati

Dorji, who reached Nepal after the rejection of his extradition case to Bhutan by Delhi High Court in April this year, updated PM Nepal about ongoing political changes in Bhutan and life of exiled Bhutanese in camps.

During the meeting held at Nepal’s office at Singh Durbar, the PM said that Nepal would always extend its support for the democratic struggle of Bhutanese citizens. 

“We are always of the opinion that there must be authentic democracy in Bhutan,” PM Nepal told a delegation of Druk National Congress (DNC) Bhutan, “Nepali people have deep sympathy for the suffering of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal.”

PM Nepal said that he was extremely happy to confer with Dorji, who is Nepal after 13 years of confinement in India. “It is good that you are here in Nepal completing your long confinement in Delhi,” PM Nepal told wrote Nepalnews.

Appreciating the supports that the party received in the past, DNC delegation also requested the government to issue travel documents for refugee leaders to simplify their local and international travel.

Meanwhile, Dorji informed the caretaker government that the Bhutanese leaders were working to establish a contact office in Kathmandu and have expected all types of supports to run the office.

“The establishment of genuine democracy in Bhutan, repatriation of Bhutanese refugees and strengthening of people-to-people relationship between Nepal and Bhutan are our priority,” Dorji told the PM.

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