China pulls out Nepal envoy, proposes Chuntai instead

Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Mr Yang Houlan (Photo: Chitra Raj Bhandari)

KATHMANDU: China has pulled out its incumbent ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan and proposed to appoint Wu Chuntai in his stead.

Beijing has proposed Chuntai as its new ambassador to Nepal formally with the foreign ministry, a source at the ministry confirmed.

The decision was take a week earlier and Chuntai will reach Kathmandu to assume responsibility as soon as the Ministry endorses Beijing’s agreemo.

Chuntai is a security expert and presently deputy director general for external security affairs at the Chinese Foreign Ministry.