Deutsche Welle: Nepal elects former Maoist chief as prime minister

August 5, 2016 — Deutsche Welle features insights from The Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in Nepal George Varughese on the country’s new prime minister:

But George Varughese, Nepal country representative for The Asia Foundation, believes the country’s prospects for stability will improve with Dahal in power. “His pragmatism is going to help diffuse the tense political situation prevailing in the country,” he said.

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