VeeP Jha leaving China today

Nepal Vice President Parmananda Jha

KATHMANDU: Vice President Paramananda Jha is leaving for Kunming, Yunnan province of China to participate in the inaugural ceremony of the First China- South Asia Exposition to be held at the Interactional Convention Centre from June 6-9, 2013.

VP Jha will address the opening ceremony of the exposition in Kunming on June 6.

On the same evening, he will leave for Beijing and is scheduled to meet his counterpart on June 7.

The First China South Asia Exposition is jointly organized by the provincial government of Yunnan Province and the Ministry of Commerce of PRC.

It is believed to serve as an important platform for trade expansion, investment promotion and cooperation for developing linkages with other countries and economies in the region. Themed as ´Shared opening-up, pragmatic cooperation, win-win results, and harmonious development,´ this First China -South Asia and Africa Exposition will be attended by high dignitaries from the countries in South Asia, South East Asia and Africa.

Senior officials led by Secretary of Commerce Mr. Lal Mani Joshi and more than Eighty exhibitors from Nepal will be participating in the Exposition.

The Nepalese delegation includes Secretary at the vice president´s office, Mr. Rabindra Mohan Bhattarai, Krishna Chandra Jha, Personal Secretary to the Vice President, and Joint Secretary Mrs. Ambika Devi Luintel from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among others.

The Vice President will return to Kathmandu on 9th June 2013.