UN secretary general pays tribute to Koirala
Kathmandu, Feb 10: The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed sorrow over the demise of Nepali Congress President and Former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.
A condolence message issued on behalf the UN Secretary-General by his spokesman states that Ban was saddened by the passing of Koirala, a widely respected political leader who guided Nepal through its complex transition and constitutional process.
The statement reads - Koirala worked tirelessly to unify people and bring parties together in a spirit of compromise; he greatly contributed towards Nepal's democratization and peace process.
The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the Koirala family and the people of Nepal, it is stated.
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