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Mahara leaves for China
Aug 16, 2016-
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara left for China on Monday as a special representative of the government.
“I am going to China to strengthen relations with China in the changed political context following the formation of the new government,” said DPM Mahara while talking to reporters at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
The government on Thursday had decided to send DPMs Bimalendra Nidhi and Mahara to India and China respectively as part of its efforts to maintain and balanced relations with neighbouring countries.
During his two-day stay in China, DPM Mahara, who is accompanied by Jhabindra Prasad Aryal, joint secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is scheduled to
meet Chinese high level officials.
“The new government will implement the agreements signed [with China] by the previous government,” Mahara said.
Published: 16-08-2016 09:25