Kathmandu, Feb 10: The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has extended condolences after the demise of former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. (Also Read: Sushma Swaraj to lead all-party delegation for Koirala’s funeral) Also Read - 2021 Will be Worse Than 2020, Warns Nobel UN Agency

According to Kathmandu Post, a condolence message issued on behalf the UN Secretary-General by his spokesman states that Ban was saddened by the passing of Koirala, a widely respected political leader who guided Nepal through its complex transition and constitutional process. Also Read - Children’s Day 2020: Know Why Do We Celebrate Children’s Day, History and Significance Of This Day

The statement said that Koirala worked tirelessly to unify people and bring parties together in a spirit of compromise and he greatly contributed towards Nepal’s democratizsation and peace process.  The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the Koirala family and the people of Nepal. Also Read - Pakistan Re-elected to UN Human Rights Council; China Sees Sharp Drop in Standing