KATHMANDU: The British Embassy in Kathmandu has welcomed the first phase of local level elections that were commenced yesterday to select local representatives in 34 districts. It further urged the stakeholders to work together to create conditions to ensure the people of remaining provinces to exercise their democratic right to directly elect local representatives on June 14. The Embassy also encouraged unrestricted international election observation to be authorised for the next phase of local poll, to enable the international community, including accredited diplomats, to observe and offer support to the outcomes of the election, reads the statement. In a statement today, the UK diplomatic mission said it is committed to working with all the stakeholders for an inclusive peaceful and broadly-supported election process