Nepal’s ongoing peace process ends formally from today

Nepal's UCPN Maoist PLA fighters

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s ongoing peace process that had begun since November 21, 2006 is being concluded today formally.

A meeting of the High-Level Political Committee headed by UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda held this morning decided to wrap all the issues relating to the peace process. The meeting also decided not to extend the tenure of the army integration special committee.

The special committee would meet at 3 pm this afternoon to sort out the nitty-gritty of the peace process and the meeting would give a final touch to a report prepared by coordinator of secretariat of army integration special committee Balananda Sharma.

As per the report, the former Maoist combatants opting to quit the job in the Nepal Army would be doled out some amount as a package.