India hails Nepal's resolve to rehabilitate former Maoist cadres

   Apr 12, 9:56 pm

New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday termed the Nepalese Government's decision to rehabilitate former Maoist combatants as per certain recent pacts, thereby ensuring peace.

"We welcome the agreement reached on 10 April 2012 in the constitutionally mandated Army Integration Special Committee (AISC) on taking forward the process of integration and rehabilitation of the former Maoist combatants in consonance with the past Agreements," said MEA official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin in response to a question.

"We congratulate the Nepalese leadership for the wisdom, and spirit of consensus displayed by them to complete the remaining tasks," he added.

Syed Akbaruddin further said: "We hope the Nepali-led and Nepali-driven political processes would be taken to their logical end within the time-frame agreed by the political parties, ushering Nepal into a new era of peace and democracy." (ANI)

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