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Mon 27 Jul 2009 10:21 AM

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Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley

Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley
British actress Joanna Lumley is given a heroes welcome on her arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal. She is on a tour to celebrate winning the campaign for Gurkhas to have the right to settle in Britain. (Getty Images)
Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley
Lumley waves to supporters. It was the actress' first-ever visit to the Himalayan nation. (Getty Images)
Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley
Hundreds of soldiers and their families greeted the 63-year-old star of TV show 'Absolutely Fabulous', who spearheaded the Gurkha campaign. (Getty Images)
Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley
Former British Gurkha soldiers and their family members wait for Lumley's arrival. (Getty Images)
Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley
Wives of Nepalese Gurkha soldiers wait for Lumley, who was Lumley was hailed as a 'goddess'. (Getty Images)
Nepal welcomes Joanna Lumley
Lumley was the daughter of a Gurkha officer who fought in Burma during the Second World War. (Getty Images)

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