Indian envoy urges Nepal to maintain security along the border

March 27th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI  

Kathmandu, Mar 27 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood urged cooperation from the Nepal Government for maintaining security along the border in view of the upcoming general elections in India.

Sood urged this during the meeting with Prime Minister Prachanda here on Thursday.

Nepalnews quoted PM’s press advisor Om Sharma as saying that Prachanda assured Indian envoy of necessary cooperation for border security.

Sood also expressed his concern on dispute between the Nepal Army and the Defence Ministry, army integration, peace process, among others.

In response, Prachanda said the army integration process would be completed within four months.

He also informed Sood that the political parties are committed to draft a new Constitution at the slated time.

Regarding the judiciary, Prachanda said that his party is fully committed to respect the judiciary.

Prachanda’s statement comes at a time when criticisms are floating about the Maoists not being serious over the respect to judiciary following the demonstration carried out in the capital against the Supreme Court order concerning the retirement of eight Nepal Army Brigadier Generals. (ANI)

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