Diplomatic missions condole Prakash’s death

Kathmandu, November 20

Representatives from various diplomatic missions in Nepal, including those from China and India, have condoled the death of Prakash Dahal, son of former prime minister and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Prakash died of sudden cardiac arrest at Norvic Hospital in Kathmandu yesterday.

According to Dahal’s private secretariat,  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj telephoned Dahal and expressed condolence.

Also, Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri visited the Maoist party’s headquarters at Parish Danda to pay tribute to the departed soul and express condolence to the bereaved family.

Also, Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong today met Dahal and expressed condolence. In a condolence message, the Chinese embassy stated that China was shocked by  the death of Prakash and that China was with Dahal and his family in this hour of grief.

Likewise, United Nations Country Office to Nepal also expressed condolence to Dahal. The condolence letter sent by UN Resident Coordinator Valerie Julliand stated that the UN was shocked by the untimely demise of Prakash.

Similarly, Russian envoy to Nepal Andrey Sergeevich Budnik expressed sorrow over the death of Prakash.

Meanwhile, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari reached Dahal’s residence in Lazimpat today to express condolence.

Likewise, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, former prime minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and another former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal visited Dahal’s residence today morning to express condolence.