Nepal Today

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

WOMAN JOURNALIST RECOMMENDED AS ELECTION COMMISSIONER Kathmandu, 20 March: Names of Ram Bhakta Thakur and Ila Sharma were recommended Wednesday by a high powered four-member body of four political groups and parties as lection commissioners. Sharma is a former woman journalist with The Rising Nepal, a lawyer and a victim of the Maoist insurgency. Her husband was a police officer killed during the insurgency. high-powered level body of four leadng as election commissioners. Nnnn UPDATE TOP UN OFFICIAL HAS A BUSY DAY Kathmandu, 20 March: Visiting UN Under Secretary General of Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, had a busy day Wednesday holding discussions With Chairman of the Interim Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi. He interacted with Home Minister and Foreign Minister Madhav Prasad Ghimere discussing promised second round constituent assemly elections. Feltman said he found Chairman Regmi committed to holding Constituent Assembly(CA) elections in a fearless environment. "I understand that Chairman Regmi was eager to hand over power to political parties by holding elections as soon as possible," he added. Feltman arrived Tuesday for three-day discussions. He held discussions with Army Chef Gen. Gaurav Shumshere JB Rana. The top UN diplomat visited the Army Academy in Kharipati, and freely talked with Maoist PLA members who are have joined the state army and are undergoing training. Nepal Army is a major contributor of peacekeepers to UN The uN diplomat held separate discussions with Maoist Chairman, President Prachanda, NC President Sushil Koirala and Jhalanath Khanal. nnnn


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