CPC Tibet Secretary Wang calls on President, prime ministerThe Chinese leader also met National Assembly chair Timilsina.
Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) for Xizang Autonomous Region of China Wang Junzheng remained busy in meeting top political leaders in Kathmandu on Thursday.
He paid a courtesy call on President Ramchandra Paudel at the Office of the President on Thursday, said the office of the head of state.
Earlier, in the day, he met Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the prime minister’s residence in Baluwatar.
“Matters of mutual interests including trade, connectivity, tourism and people-to-people relations were discussed on the occasion,” the prime minister’s office said. “The prime minister thanked the Chinese government and Secretary Wang for the generous support provided following the recent devastating earthquake in western Nepal.”
According to the prime minister’s secretariat, he stressed the importance of communication networks across the Himalayas for both the countries. The prime minister also expressed that he expected direct flights to operate from the Chinese province of Sinchuan to the Pokhara International Airport.
Prime Minister Dahal also mentioned that Nepal would raise the issue of climate change impact as the main agenda in the upcoming World Climate Conference, and requested China’s support for the same.
During the meeting, Secretary Wang expressed the desire to work with Nepal on various sectors. “It is important to work together in the fields of infrastructure, Nepal-China communication networks, economic development, and tourism,” Wang was quoted as saying.
The Chinese delegate also expressed deep sorrow on behalf of the Chinese government for the victims of the recent Jajarkot earthquake, adding that China was ready to provide further assistance.
The visiting Chinese leader also met National Assembly chair Ganesh Prasad Timilsina at the latter’s office at Singha Durbar.
Wang, who is on a five-day visit, arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday. He is also scheduled to visit Pokhara.