US firm on refugee repatriation [ 2006-11-25 ]
DAMAK, Nov. 24: Ambassador of the United States (US) to Nepal James F. Moriatry said the US is committed to making refugees' repatriation strong and rightful.
"We are eager to share your sufferings", said US Ambassador Moraiatry while interacting with refugees in Beldangi, Damak, Friday.
He reiterated that the US government is ready to settle some 60,000 Bhutanese refugees in America.
The team of diplomats included US Ambassador Moriatry, Danish Ambassador Finn Thisted, Swiss Ambassador Dominique Dreyer, Delhi-based Second Secretary of New Zealand Embassy Tidi Dhiwas, Resident Representative of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) Abraham Abraham and others.
The team led by US Ambassador Moriatry visited the spot of refugees' camp and various units of solar energy, health, food stuffs distribution and others run in the Beldangi of Damak.
The team returned to Kathmandu on Friday evening.