Nepal and China have accepted to execute agreements and understandings moved within the two sides in the past and stressed the value of the transfer of high-level visits regularly to promote mutual trust and confidence.
While delegation-level mutual discussions between Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and visiting State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi, the two teams traded substantive opinions on promoting bilateral economic partnership with an exclusive focus on trade, investment and tourism.
Besides agreeing to extend participation in regional and multilateral discussions on topics of common interests, the two ministers showed settlement over developing and developing relationships within Nepal and China in recent years and agreed to further strengthen cooperation in regions of mutual interest, as per a MoFA press statement.
Following mutual talks, the ministers testified the signing of two letters of exchange and a memorandum of understanding. The letters of transfer are linked to Hospital Recovery Project in Manang for which the Chinese team has vowed around Rs 350 million and 5,000 units of emergency shelter tents.
A Memorandum of Understanding on Volunteer Chinese Teachers’ Programme in Nepal was inked within the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Government of Nepal and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
According to the agreement China will equip volunteers to teach the Chinese language in Nepali schools.
Wang gave courtesy calls on President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today. While the meeting amid Oli and Wang, the former showed his dedication to promoting Nepal-China relations to distinct heights by executing agreements stretched within the two sides while Oli’s last visit to Beijing, as per Oli’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Rajan Bhattarai.
“China has accorded high importance to Nepal and expanded cooperation in areas such as education, social, and infrastructure development,” Oli stated.
The courtesy meeting within Wang and Bhandari settled on issues of bilateral relations and subjects of mutual interest. In the meeting, President Bhandari stated such exchanges of high-level visits would encourage further strengthen historical bilateral relations within the two countries, as per the Office of the President.
Gyawali hosted a pleasant dinner in celebration of visiting Chinese minister and his committee.
Wang, who landed in Kathmandu yesterday, visited Chandragiri Hills today morning and spent around two hours.