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Thursday, February 2, 2017

90,000th Bhutanese refugee flying to US from Nepal for resettlement


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Bhutanese refugee Sahri Maya Thatal (left) and her children pose for photograph along with the US Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz, International Organization for Migration’s Paul Norton, and UNHCR’s Kevin Allen, in Kathmandu. Photo: US Embassy in Kathmandu

US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz bid farewell to Sahri Maya Thatal at the US Embassy in Kathmandu on Tuesday, on the eve of her departure to New Hampshire, where Thatal will live with her children. Paul Norton, the chief of mission of International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Nepal, and Kevin Allen, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Country Representative, were also present on the occasion.KATHMANDU
: The 90,000th Bhutanese refugee, living in Nepal, is all set to fly to the United States along with her four children for the third-country resettlement.

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