Kathmandu: Nepal’s Border expert Buddhi Narayan Shrestha’s book ‘ The International Boundaries of Nepal’ has been translated and recently published in eight languages.
Shrestha in many more ways than one has enhanced the image of Nepal for which he definitely deserves accolades,
The English script book was published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Latvia, Europe in 2019, Sherstha’s sources say.
Now the book already is translated in eight languages (Russian, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Polish) and recently published.
This means that those interested in border management across the world will now be able to read Mr. Shrestha’s book in their preferred languages.
Foreword of the book has been written by Professor Martin Pratt, Former Director of International Boundaries Research Unit (IBRU), University of Durham, UK.
Various items such as international boundary principles, stages of boundary making, reasons of boundary aggression, border disputed countries of the world, ways and means to resolve the issues, countries of the world who fought on the border issues, and border diplomacy and other theoretical deliberations have been elaborated in the book.
This elaboration, obviously, has added substance to the book.
This book could be read online and it has internationalized the Lipulek-Kalapani-Limpiyadhura border encroachment.
Dialogue is the first and foremost ways and means to resolve the Kalapani issue with India.
Sagarmatha issue was negotiated with China and its new height was announced jointly.
Practical issues such as debate on the border marker # 57 with China, BRI of China and corridor of Nepal have been elaborated.
Activities of the International Boundaries Research Unit (IBRU) UK (United Kingdom), Association for Borderland Studies of America, Borderland Research Networks of Africa & Asia, and Denmark based International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) have been described.
International border diplomacy, America-North Korea two-minute diplomacy, Trump’s ignoring Nepal border on the world map, unquiet border between India and Pakistan, message of the Bangladesh-India border agreement have been described.
With all these items, the book is useful for the border researchers and to prescribe as the basic course book on the boundaries for the college and universities.
Due to the weight of the book, the European edition has been published in eight languages.
This book has been published one month ago by Nirala Series, New Delhi, as the South Asian edition.
Congratulations Mr. Shrestha for your Himalayan accomplishments which is sure to boost the international image of Mother Nepal.
Best wishes- telegraphgnepal.com
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