Prachanda arriving today wrapping up China visit

KATHMANDU: UCPN (Maoist) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is arriving home today by wrapping up his weeklong China trip. The former Prime Minister is returning home via Hong Kong. He would land at Tribhuvan International Airport at 9 on Sunday night.

During his visit to world’s second largest economy, Prachanda held discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Vice-President, Chinese Premier and other top leaders.

The former Prime Minister is learnt to have urged the Chinese leaders and investors to assist and invest in Nepal’s development projects, especially in hydropower and infrastructure development.

Nepal’s top politician and chief of UCPN (Maoist), Prachanda is the top south Asian politician to have a meeting with the Chinese leadership within a month after leadership change in China.