Prachanda to leave for United States today

September 20th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI  

Kathmandu, Sept 20 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias ”Prachanda” will leave for the United States today where he will address the UN General Assembly in New York.
“I am leaving for the US visit where I will address the UN General Assembly. I have also just received an invitation to attend a reception to be hosted there by the US president George Bush,” said Prachanda in his address to the Constituent Assembly last night.
This will be a landmark visit for Prime Minister Prachanda who is the chairman of the CPN-Maoists that was labeled as a terrorist organisation by the American Government.
During his visit, he is also scheduled to attend programmes organised by The Asia Society and India China Institute, nepalnews reported. (ANI)

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