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My visit to China was completely successful, says PM Prachanda

The Nepal Weekly
October 3, 2023

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda returned to Nepal on Saturday after completing a week-long visit to China. Prior to embarking on the official visit to China the Prime Minister had reached New York, USA to attend the United Nations General Assembly.

Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport he said, that his visits to USA and China were successful. Prachanda said, his visit to China was focused on expanding bilateral relations and was a complete success.

Prime Minister Prachanda said that his meetings with the President and Prime Minister of China have helped to further enhance Nepal-China relations. “I believe that the visit has played an important role in further strengthening the atmosphere of mutual trust between the two countries and strengthening the overall aspect of the historical relationship between the two countries,” remarked Prime Minister Prachanda talking to reporters at TIA. “The bilateral talks with President Xi Jinping was held in a very cordial and cordial atmosphere, he said adding the talks were focused in ” strengthening  bilateral relations by making full use of the existing opportunities and possibilities in both the countries”.

Prime Minister Prachanda said that during the meetings, there was a discussion about commencing  direct flights from China to  Pokhara International Airport. He said that in order to strengthen people-to-people contacts between Nepal and China, direct flights from China to Pokhara Pokhara International Airport will play important role. It will also facilitate to enhance cooperation between the aviation bodies of the two countries, he pointed out.

Prime Minister Prachanda informed that the traditional, bilateral and international borders of Nepal and Tibet will be opened. The Prime Minister said that infrastructure needs to be built at some border points towards the North and China has promised to help in that as well. The Prime Minister also discussed the issue of the latest map issued by China with the Chinese leaders. The prime minister left the country on September 16 to attend the 78th session of the UN General Assembly on September 21 and participated in bilateral meetings with some foreign leaders on the sidelines of the UNGA. On September 23, he left for the Chinese city of Hangzhou, where he attended the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games and held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. During the visit, Nepal and China signed 12 Memorandum of Understandings.