Amb. Pettersen meets with Prime Minister Dahal
Ambassador Pettersen met with Prime Minister Dahal in his office in Singha Durbar on 22 September. Here, Pettersen conveyed his congratulations to PM Dahal with his appointment, as well as with the one-year anniversary for Nepal’s Constitution. PM Dahal expressed his appreciation for Norway's assistance after the devastating earthquake last year and for its contribution to the peace process ending with a comprehensive peace agreement in 2006. The bilateral cooperation between Norway and Nepal was discussed which is characterized by a close partnership in the hydropower sector and assistance programs in good governance and education. How to complete the peace process was also discussed with emphasis on transitional justice and the working conditions for the two commissions; Commission for Truth and Reconciliation and Commission for the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons.