Nepal has strongly rejected an annual report released by the US which painted a bleak picture of human rights situation in the Himalayan nation.
The report released by the US Department of State on April 13 claimed that Nepal’s human rights situation had not been encouraging in 2015, Xinhua reported.
The report titled “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015” mentioned that there were serious problems in Nepal regarding implementation of principles of human rights.
Referring to the US report, Nepalese government spokesman Sher Dhan Rai told reporters in Kathmandu yesterday: “There is no any violence or conflict in Nepal at present.
“We are in the phase of implementation of the new Constitution and giving priority for the post-earthquake reconstruction and working to bring new fiscal year budget as well as policies and programmes.
“In such a situation, the uncalled for comments from foreign countries against our internal human rights record are undesirable,” he said.
The government spokesman said Nepal wants to have cordial relationship with all countries and seeks their goodwill and support in achieving economic
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