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Nepalese Ongoing Peace Process: Prospect and Challenges – Hon. Minister Ek Nath Dhakal 30th October 3-00 to 5-00 pm

Posted by peacedevelopmentnetwork on October 29, 2012

Universal Peace Federation – UK

Tel : 020 7262 0985 Email: pa Web: www.uk.upf.org

Hon. Minister Ek Nath Dhakal speaks on:

‘Nepalese Ongoing Peace Process: Prospect and Challenges’

Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation – Nepal

3pm – 5pm Tuesday, 30th October, 2012

Kindly Hosted by Mr. Virendra Sharma MP

Committee Room 6, House of Commons

You are cordially invited to an afternoon meeting to acknowledge the visit of Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, Minister for Co-operatives and Poverty Alleviation, Government of Nepal who will be giving an update on the ongoing peace process in Nepal and the role of civil society within it. We will also welcome other officials from Nepal and possibly HE Dr Suresh Chalise, the Ambassador of Nepal to the UK (TBC). This visit and the opportunity to speak in Parliament has emerged with very short notice but it is a rare chance to hear from someone who has been highly involved with the peace process and building a renewed nation after a long term conflict.

Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal was born in 1974 in the Gorkha district of Nepal. He graduated from Tribhuvan University on Humanities and Social science. Dhakal received informal education from various prestigious educational institutions abroad. His public life started as an independent student leader. He also received many honours from both home and abroad including “Youth of the Year” award with gold medal on 2007. Dhakal is widely involved in Peace-building, Education, Politics, Youth Empowerment, International Relations and Human Rights as well as various projects related to Orphan Children, Underprivileged People and Environment Protection. Dhakal was elected to the Nepalese Parliament and Constituent Assembly on 2008 from the Nepal Family Party. He served on various parliamentary committees such as Security Special Committee, International Relations and Human Rights Committee and Constitutional Committee. Dhakal is also a convener of the South Asia Peace Initiative. Since May 16, 2012, Dhakal has been serving as a Cabinet Minister of the Government of Nepal leading the Ministry of Co-operatives and Poverty Alleviation. Dhakal is married with Mrs. Blessie Gadon Dhakal. (www.uk.upf.org for more info)

RSVP to reserve your place and for more information. Please come 20 minutes early to pass through security. Entrance at St Stephen’s Gate and Oliver Green Security Unit. (Invitation and Directions for more info.) We look forward to your favourable reply.

Yours sincerely,

Robin Marsh Margaret Keverian Ali

Secretary General Director

Universal Peace Federation – UK Universal Peace Federation – UK

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