10 April 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11509

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL COMMENDS NEPALESE ON PEACEFUL ELECTION

 


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Nepal on today’s Constituent Assembly election which took place in a generally orderly and peaceful atmosphere.  He commends the Nepalese for their enthusiastic participation in this historic event and appeals to all parties to remain calm while awaiting the results.


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