Government of China has agreed to donate additional two million vaccines to Nepal to fight against COVID-19.
During an hour long telephone conversation with his Nepali counterpart Dr Narayan Khadka on Tuesday, Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi announced to provide the Vero Cell vaccines manufactured in China, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“During the conversation, the two leaders discussed the entire gamut of the bilateral relations between the two countries including COVID-19 vaccine cooperation, trade and commerce, development cooperation and border management.”
The two foreign ministers also discussed about progress of different development projects, return of Nepali students to China for continuation of their studies, increasing the number of containers of fertilizers and other goods and their shipment through Tatopani/Zhangmu and Rasuwagadhi/Kerung border points and resumption of regular air services between Nepal and China, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“The two foreign ministers agreed to work closely on issues of common interest and to further promote friendly and long-standing bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.”
Foreign Minister Khadka during the talk reiterated Nepal’s One China policy and appreciated China government for continuous support for Nepal’s economic development. The State Councilor Yi also extended an invitation to Minister Khadka to visit China at a mutually convenient date.