Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Nepal Krishna Bahadur Mahara met with Song Tao, Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China in Beijing this morning.
During the meeting, the maners related to the promotion of people-to-people contact between the two countries were discussed during the meeting. Minister Mahara delivered a lecture entitled Nepal-China Relations for Trans-Himalayan Development' at the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing in the afternoon. Stating that Nepal and China are close friends with civilizational linkages, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs expressed the view that the Belt and Road Initiative would be helpful in reviving Nepal as a vibrant trade entr6pot.
Minister Mahara inaugurated the newly launched website of the Embassy of Nepal, Beijing this evening. According to a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mahara will leave for Xibaipo in Hebei Province tomorrow morning. Later on the day, he will reach Guangzhou where he is scheduled to inaugurate the chancery of the Consulate General of Nepal on 10 September 2017, meet with provincial leaders and address the business community