Religious Leaders Urge Norway to Help Restore Peace in the Country

January 27, 2006

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Nepal News

Leaders from various faiths in Nepal have urged the international community, especially Norway, to play a more effective role in finding a peaceful solution to Nepal['s] crisis. They also requested the international community to support and cooperate with the religious communities in Nepal in their efforts for peace.

During a meeting with the Norwegian ambassador to Nepal Tore Toreng this week, the religious leaders shared with him their concern and opinion about the deteriorating situation in the country, a statement issued by the Inter-Religious Peace Committee-Nepal said.

During their meeting, the religious leaders with one voice expressed their unshaken unity and commitment to jointly work for peaceful resolution of the armed conflict and lasting peace in the country.