September 22, 2021, Wednesday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Finance Minister meets Chinese Ambassador

The Nepal Weekly
August 3, 2021

Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, on Sunday called on Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.

During the meeting held at the ministry in Singha Durbar, the Finance Minister thanked the Government of China for providing assistance to Nepal during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the post-earthquake reconstruction campaign.

On the occasion, the Minister expressed his hope that Nepal would continue to get support and cooperation from China in the future, too.

Stating that COVID-19 vaccine to the Nepali citizen was the topmost priority of the hour of the government, the Minister had thanked China for 1.8 million doses of vaccine that it provided to Nepal in assistance.

“Nepal has proceeded towards the procurement of additional doses of vaccine from China,” he said, hoping to get support and facilitation from the ambassador towards that end. He also promised to take initiation to sort out probable problems in the implementation of China-funded projects in Nepal after monitoring and completing the projects on time. He assured that the government would seriously carry out its role required for the under-construction road, hydropower and airport projects which have the investment from China.