Prachanda to visit Marx’’s birthplaceSeptember 21st, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 21(ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda will visit the birthplace of Karl Marx, whose writings have inspired communist revolutions all over the world on September 30.
The house where Marx was born in 1818 was turned into the Museum-Karl-Marx-Haus in 1947 by Germany’’s Social Democratic Party.
The museum houses a study centre with 80,000 volumes including the works of Marx and the spectrum of his reading, the history of socialism, socialist and workers” movement as well as the social and economic history of the 19th century.
According to the website of the museum, the exhibition in the Museum-Karl-Marx-Haus will inform you about the person Karl Marx, his life, his work, his allies and his adversaries.
According to Nepal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, In Frankfurt, Prachanda will release a book in German whose title translates in English as Revolution in Nepal.
In New York, Prachanda will participate in separate receptions to be hosted by US President George W. Bush and UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon. He will address the General Assembly on September 26.
During his ten-day visit, Prachanda will also meet Minister for International Development of Norway Erik Solheim and US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Richard Boucher.
This is Prachanda’’s third foreign visit since he took office as the first Prime Minister of republican Nepal on August 15. He has already visited China and India, Kantipur reported. (ANI)
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