Prime Minister Dahal reaches BeijingThe prime minister is scheduled to address Nepal-China Business Summit today.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is currently on a week-long official visit to China, reached Beijing on Sunday.
The prime minister arrived in the Chinese capital city at around 11am local time from Hangzhou where he attended the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games and met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday.
The prime minister is scheduled to address the Nepal-China Business Summit to be held in Beijing today. The summit is organised by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT).
Nepali Ambassador to China Bishnu Pukar Shrestha will host a dinner reception in honour of PM Dahal and the Nepali delegation today.
PM Dahal held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday. He told the Chinese president that Nepal supports a series of important concepts and initiatives proposed by him.
“Nepal supports a series of important concepts and initiatives put forward by President Xi Jinping, and is willing to work with China to promote the development of the international order in a more just and reasonable direction, safeguard the common interests of developing countries, and promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind,” a statement issued by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs quoted Prime Minister Dahal as saying.
On Monday, Dahal will meet Zhou Li, the chairman of the standing committee of the National Committee of the National People’s Congress, and will hold delegation-level talks with his Chinese counterpart, Li Qiang, followed by the signing of some agreements and Memorandums of Understating.