Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and Wang Yi

Kathmandu. Visiting Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi, has called on NCP Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ today. During the meeting held at the Hotel Marriot, Chairman Prachanda and Minister Wang discussed wide range of issues surrounding Nepal-China relations.

Following the meeting, Chairman Prachanda informed the media that they discussed how time-honored ties between the two countries could be further strengthened in the present context.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang is currently on a three-day official visit to Nepal. He arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

Chairman Prachanda, also the former Prime Minister of Nepal, said, “We discussed the prospect of the Chinese government and its people’s support to Nepal’s development endeavors and about Nepal’s expectation from its northern neighbour.”

Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Wang Yi, Hou Yanqi

He further said the meeting also dwelt on expanding the areas of cooperation and collaboration between the two countries. Moreover, a topic about the potential visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping was also broached and discussed in the meeting.

Chairman Prachanda added, “I found the Chinese Foreign Minister positive and enthusiastic towards Nepal’s overall development. I am confident that Sino-Nepal ties would further consolidate in the future.”

Chairman Prachanda was all confidence that China’s support for Nepal’s economic practice would provide an impetus. In addition, both the leaders, as Chairman shared, discussed how the fraternal relation between Nepal Communist Party and the Communist Party of China could be further strengthened.