Director for Asia Pacific of Political Affairs Department of the United Nations Tamrat Samuel made a courtesy call on UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter’s residence in Nayabazar on Monday.
During the meeting, Tamrat urged the Maoist to be more responsible for taking the peace process to a logical conclusion and for timely statute.
It has been reported that Tamrat expressed US concern over Nepal’s future and urged the Maoist to play effective role by cooperating with other parties.
Also on the occasion, Tamrat expressed concern over the delay in the twin tasks of the peace process and statute drafting.
In response, Dahal said consensus will be forged among the political parties in crucial issues at the earliest.
Tamrat is also scheduled to meet Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Upendra Yadav later today.