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Top UN official to visit India, Pakistan and Nepal

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:50

Washington: UN Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will travel to India, Pakistan and Nepal this week to hold talks with officials in the three countries on a wide range of issues, a UN official said.

"Feltman will be in Nepal from 19 to 21 March, where he will meet with senior officials of the Government and political parties, and representatives of the diplomatic corps and civil society to discuss the peace process," Eduardo del Buey, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General yesterday told reporters at the UN headquarters in New York.
"In India (21-23 March) and Pakistan (24-25 March), he will meet with senior Government officials and other interlocutors to discuss the countries` wide-ranging cooperation with the UN and issues of international concern," the spokesman said.
Feltman will then travel to Doha, Qatar, on 26-27 March to lead the UN delegation to the Summit of the League of Arab States, the spokesman said.


First Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:50

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