Top US official in Nepal to discuss human trafficking

Last Updated: Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 18:34

Kathmandu: A top American official
arrived on Saturday on a three-day visit to boost cooperation
to combat human trafficking from Nepal and resettlement of
refugees.

Maria Otero, the US Under Secretary of State for
Democracy and Global Affairs who is scheduled to meet with
senior political leaders, government officials and civil
society representatives, today inspected Maiti Nepal, an
organization dedicated to help victims of women trafficking.

Otero will also address a disaster risk reduction
symposium and discuss human trafficking and refugee issues.

The top US official will also discuss with key
stakeholders the Nepal`s vulnerability to a possible
catastrophic earthquake.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 18:34

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