HC Deb 18 April 1990 vol 170 cc842-3W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representation he has made to the Nepalese authorities regarding the imprisonment of the Rev. Charles Mendies.

Mr. Sainsbury

Her Majesty's ambassador in Kathmandu raised the case specifically on 8 December 1989. We have regularly conveyed British concern about the treatment of Christians in Nepal to the Nepalese Government. My noble Friend the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office discussed these issues during his visit to Kathmandu in late February.

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