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Posted by worldamity on November 27, 2015


November 26: The International Conference on World Peace City Lumbini, Nepal that was scheduled for November 30 in Brussels, Belgium has been postponed due to the raised terror alert level by the Belgian government in the wake of the a series of terrorist attack in the French capital Paris on November 13.

This is stated in a joint press release issued by Eng. Ram Kumar Shrestha, the Joint Coordinator of the Lumbini Kapilvastu Day Movement and Ajitman Tamang, Member Secretary of the Lumbini Development Trust.

“The terror threat level for the Brussels Capital Region is being kept at the “serious” level (level 4) and for the rest of Belgium has been maintained at 3. The Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel (Francophone liberal) made the announcement at a press conference held shortly after 7 pm on Monday evening. The Prime Minister added that the level 4 threat level in Brussels will be maintained until next Monday. Under level 4, the number of major public events will be reduced, and police and military presence remain high. A lot of police effort will be focused on public transport, rail stations, shopping streets and other places with big crowds,” the press release states.

In these circumstances, the International Conference on World Peace City Lumbini, Nepal we are going to kick off at Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels on 30th of November is not possible, adds the press release.

It is stated the next date and venue of the conference would be publicized after a decision. RSS


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