Print Edition - 2016-05-14 | News
Chinese minister, PM Oli discuss bilateral issues
Prime minister tells visiting minister Nepal is eagerly waiting for Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Kathmandu
May 14, 2016-Visiting Chinese Minister for State Administration for Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television Cai Fuchao called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Baluwatar on Friday.
Issues related to bilateral ties, mutual benefit and cooperation were discussed in the meeting. They also talked about collaboration between media houses of the two countries and exchanges of media persons and information technology.According to PM’s foreign affairs expert Gopal Khanal, PM Oli expressed his hope that the progress made by China in information technology would benefit Nepal in the sector.
On the occasion, Oli urged the visiting minister to encourage more Chinese to visit Nepal. The PM said that the recent optical fibre network installation has strengthened connectivity between the two countries. He praised the Chinese support to the earthquake survivors and reconstruction projects and expressed confidence that the Chinese ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative would benefit neighbouring countries.
The PM said that Nepal was eagerly waiting for the Chinese president to visit Kathmandu, according to a statement issued by the PM’s press adviser.
Chinese Minister Cai said that his visit was also focussed on implementing the bilateral agreements and contracts signed during PM Oli’s China visit. He added that Oli’s meeting with President Xi Jinping in Beijing had contributed to strengthening bilateral ties.
Published: 14-05-2016 07:52