U.S Ambassador Bodde Visits Bhutanese Refugee Camps

U.S Ambassador Bodde Visits Bhutanese Refugee Camps

May 10, 2015, 5:45 p.m.

U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde visited both the Beldangi and Sanischare Bhutanese Refugee Camps in Jhapa and Morang Districts on April 22 to meet with camp leaders and residents and visit assistance projects. 

In remarks to the community, Ambassador Bodde commended the government of Nepal for graciously hosting Bhutanese refugees for over two decades, and noted that the cooperation between the Ministry of Home Affairs and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) should be a model for refugee camps around the world.  He also commended the refugees themselves for having taken on much of the responsibility for camp administration throughout the years.

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