Kathmandu, Dec 28 (UNI) Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala today condemned the assasination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Rawalpindi yesterday.
Mr Koirala said he was shocked to hear the murder of Benazir Bhutto.
Foreign Minister Sahana Pradhan also termed the murder as an attempt to kill democracy.
Nepali Congress(NC) party said ''the assassination of a leader fighting for strengthening democratic culture in Pakistan was an act of cowardice as well as an attack on democracy and human rights.'' CPN-UML also condemned the murder saying that the elements trying to instigate instability in the south Asian region could have been behind her assassination.
Various communist parties including CPN-Mashal and CPN-United also issued statements condemning the assassination.