Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ will be embarking on a visit to China towards the third week of September. Minister for Foreign Affairs N.P. Saud during a programme in Kathmandu at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, revealed that the PM will pay an official visit to the Norther neighbour towards third or fourth week of September. He was speaking at a programme to mark the digitalized verification of the police clearance certificate at the Consular Service Office at the ministry in Kathmandu on Sunday. .
“Preparations are almost complete for the Prime Minister’s upcoming visit to China,” he said, adding that the present “government was committed to strengthening cordial relations with friendly countries, specially with the neighbours.” “We have good relations with the Northern neighbour as well,” he maintained.
Foreign relations should not be based on ideological and psychological grounds, rather it should be based on promoting national dignity, strengthening national unity and guided by national interest and mutual benefits, he pointed out adding the present government is clear about our foreign policy. Recalling about the Prime Minister’s visit to India after the formation of the incumbent government, he said the visit was successful and fruitful. “We are trying to maintain a balance in our relations with friendly countries, if they are strained in the past, he pointed out.