Nepal expresses displeasure over the India-UK statement on constitution (Statement)

Attention of the Government of Nepal has been drawn to the reference to Nepal made in a recent Joint Statement between the UK and India.

Nepal has been able to promulgate a new democratic and inclusive constitution through an elected Constituent Assembly after a rigorous democratic exercise of about eight years. The promulgation of the new constitution marks the conclusion of the nationally-driven peace process initiated in 2006 and also institutionalizes significant democratic gains and aspirations of the people including federal and republican system.

Nepal respects the international community’s support and goodwill for peace, stability and prosperity. However, Nepal strongly views that the constitution making is an internal matter of the country and Nepal is capable of handling its internal affairs on its own.


Office of the Spokesperson

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


November 15, 2015

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