PM’s Secretariat refutes news report

Kathmandu, March 14: The Prime Minister’s Secretariat today refuted a news published in the Annapurna Post national daily as regards to PM KP Sharma Oli’s forthcoming visit to China as ‘not based on truth’.

The issues supposedly raised as mentioned in the news published in the newspaper in course of joint consultation with former premiers, former foreign ministers and former foreign secretaries in connection to the China visit did not happen, a notice issued by PM’s Press Advisor, Pramod Dahal, states.
“We want to make it clear that the quotations mentioned in the news report attributed to former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai and former Foreign Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat is concocted and illusionary,” the notice reads.