April 22, 2015: Nepal will give emphasize to the need for peace, prosperity and sustainable development said Prime Minister Sushil Koirala in the Tenth Anniversary Commemoration of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP) Conference, held in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
PM Koirala said regional unity and cooperation could only achieve the objective of peace, prosperity and sustainable development while talking in brief to National News Agency (RSS) and Nepal Television on the boundaries of the NAASP Conference bearing the slogan of ‘promoting South-South Cooperation for world peace and prosperity’.
The conference was inaugurated by the Indonesian president joko widodo at Jakarta conference hall. The inaugural meeting was participated by heads of states, governments and government representatives of Asian and African countries.
As per PM Koirala his speech would echo the fact that democracy can only be strengthened with peace and prosperity, further he said that the participating dignitaries would discuss bilateral interest and the problems land locked and developing countries.
According to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey the conference would be a attraction in hard work put in by the Asian and African countries for sustaining peace and entering on a path of prosperity. He added that the conference would contribute in furthering the consolidation of South-South relations.
In the meantime the special guest attending the conference was greeted by Indonesian president Widodo. On the occasion the heads of states, governments and top government officials posed for a photo-op.
The Asian and African countries were treading the path shown by the historic Bandung Conference, said President Widodo Â at his inaugural speech. Likewise he added that the South-South Cooperation could lead in sustainable peace and prosperity.
The three major document-the Bangdung Message, the Revival of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership and the Declaration of the Asian-African Countries’ Support to the PalestineÂ are expected to come up at conference Â this time.
The participating countries are adopting the principle of Panchasheel and have promise to frame an integrated approach to tackle common challenges while upgrading from the status of developing countries to the developed countries.