KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The two foreign ministers of Nepal and China met at the Yak and Yeti Hotel in Durbarmarg today. Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi met for over an hour where China’s President Xi Jinping’s visit to Nepal was discussed.
(Delegates from Nepal-China meeting at Yak and Yeti Hotel)
Along with the Chinese premiers visit other developmental aspects of Nepal China relations were also brought to the table. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and various other investments that are made by China in various developmental projects in Nepal.
Minister Gyawali proposed various initiatives like the Rasuwagadi-Kathmandu roadway, Galchhi-Rasuwagadi-Kerung electricity transmission line, and railway network between Kathmandu-Kerung were also discussed during the meeting.
During this meeting project, details regarding various areas of cooperation will be submitted according to internal sources at the foreign ministry. This meeting will be followed by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in the presence of the foreign ministers and dignitaries.
( China Foreign Minister Wang Yi)
His Excellency Wang Yi is on a three-day official visit to Kathmandu, he has also visited a major attraction site in the outer valley in Chandragiri Hills later in the day.
(Photos provided by Mukunda Kalikote / Reporters Club Nepal)