Top NRN body slams decision to sell London embassy


KATHMANDU: Non Residential Nepalese residing in the United Kingdom have urged Nepal government for not selling its London based embassy building.

NRN Association expressed its dissatisfaction with the government’s decision and urged the latter to repair the building instead.

President of the NRNA Global, Jiba Lamichhane claimed that the government’s argument that it was selling the building by forwarding lack of funds to repair it were not credible basis to sell the building, which he said was a historic asset.

Prior to NRNA, Former British Gurkha Association (GESO) has registered a writ petition at the Supreme Court against the decision.

The embassy building is situated in one of the most historic and elite area- Kesington Square – of London.

The government had decided to sell the building stating that it was not ready to repair the building.