Sep 16, 2013
'Ignoring women will make the country weak and permanently vulnerable to violence, rebellion, and instability” says Sujata Koirala
“Ignoring women will make the country weak and permanently vulnerable to violence, rebellion, and instability” says Sujata Koirala
13 September, Seoul, Korea
Former DPM/ Foreign minister, CWC member and Head of International department of Nepali Congress Party Leader Sujata Koirala addressed the ICAPP (International Conference for the Asian Political Parties) Special Conference on Women’s Leadership and Empowerment in Seoul, Korea. Leader Koirala in her address at the conference reiterated that the Women in Nepal have remained at the center stage in democratic movements beginning from 1950 to 2006. Ms Sujata Koirala is the Vice Chairperson of the ICAPP Women’s Wing, who is leading a Nepali Congress Party delegation to Seoul Special Conference that is taking place from 12-14 Sept 2013.
On the occasion Hon Hwang Woo-yeo, Chairman of Saenuri Party, Hon Kim Han-gi, Chairman of Democratic Party and other leaders of the Korean Parliament including the Vice Speaker Hon Park Byung-seug spoke on the issues relating the women empowerment in Korea and the world. Also present on the occasion were former president of Bangladesh Mr Ershad, former Speaker and ICAPP Co-chairman Hon Jose de Venicia and Ministers and leaders of the political parties from Asia, Africa and Latin America.Secretary General of UN Ban Ki- moon, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and Korean President Park Geun-hye sent their congratulatory video messages.
Lunch was hosted in the honor of the visiting dignitaries by the Foreign Minister of Republic of Korea.
News dispatched by ICAPP secretariat, Seoul Korea,