PM in Lhasa, returning todayPrime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is returning home on Wednesday after completing his weeklong visit to China.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is returning home on Wednesday after completing his weeklong visit to China.
During his stay in China, PM Dahal addressed the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2017 in Boao, Hainan province of China on Saturday and met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday.
During the meeting with Xi, the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues related to bilateral ties among others where Beijing pledged Rs 136-million assistance for Nepal’s local level polls slated for May 14.
PM Dahal on Tuesday observed the ancient Potala Palace in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. The PM Dahal-led delegation was welcomed at Lhasa airport by employees of Consulate General of Nepal in Tibet including Consul General Gobinda Bahadur Karki.
Dahal also held a bilateral meeting with Qi Zinh, Chairman of Tibet Council, according to PM Dahal’s private secretariat.
During the meeting, the two leaders are said to have discussed a wide range of issues of mutual and bilateral interests.
Earlier, Consul General Karki apprised PM Dahal of the role of the Consulate General in further strengthening relations between Nepal and China. PM Dahal is scheduled to return home on Wednesday morning.