Chinese govt to provide $1 million as emergency fund

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Chinese government has announced a donation of one million US dollar as emergency fund, expressing its sadness over loss of lives and properties in the floods and landslides in Nepal.

Vice-Premier of State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yang made such announcement during the Nepal-China Deputy Prime Minister-level meeting which started from today.

Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar is representing Nepal in the bilateral meeting.
Another Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, Health Minister Girirajmani Pokharel, Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Jitendra Narayan Dev, secretaries of the concerned ministries, secretaries of Nepal Investment Board, National Planning Commission and National Reconstruction Authority are participating in the meeting. RSS