We’ll address refugee issue when the ‘time’ comes: Minister

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Minister Dhungyel
Minister Dhungyel

One of the ministers of recently formed Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay’s government has said that the Government will address the refugee issue when the “time” comes.

Talking with BBC Nepali Service today, the Information and Communications Minister DN Dhungyel said that the Government has prioritized developmental works and other domestic problems.

“We will think about the refugee issue when the time comes”, he said. Dhungyel mentioned nothing about the time frame but accepted that the issue persists, stressing that the time comes for it to be addressed.

Dhungyel, who worked in Singapore and China for four years and ran a medium enterprise project in the country, was elected from Samtse in this election.