Parliament opens in Nepal

Today the Nepalese Parliament met for the first time in nearly four years. This is after massive protests and riots over many weeks turned the tide of opinion against the ruling king. Unfortunately, the desigated Prime Minister was too ill to attend this special sitting of parliament. The problem now is to deal with the urgent call for elections and for a new constitution to be written.

To read more go to the ABC News Online page here.

To read of my adventures in Nepal in January of this year go to the Archives section of this blog.

 

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