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China, Nepal agree to complete ongoing bilateral projects

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

Officials from and have agreed to complete ongoing bilateral economic and development cooperation projects in a timely manner, the said here.

The consensus was reached during the first meeting of 'Mechanism for Facilitation on the Implementation of China-Cooperation Programs and Projects in Nepal' held on Monday at the Ministry, reports

"The meeting made a comprehensive review of the progress made in programs and projects related to reconstruction, infrastructure, and airport, among others," an official statement said.

The meeting focussed on progress made on the China-supported several ongoing projects in Nepal, including Pokhara International Airport, Koteshwor-Kalanki section of Ring Road, reconstruction of in and schools in different parts of the country, among others.

The two sides also agreed to take appropriate measures to ensure smooth and timely implementation of the programs and projects through joint efforts.

During the meeting, leaders of the both sides expressed happiness over convening of the first meeting of the mechanism and emphasized on the timely completion of all bilateral economic and development cooperation projects.

The meeting was co-chaired by Foreign Secretary of Shanker Das Bairagi and Chinese

Nepal and established the joint oversight mechanism to resolve issues and expedite the projects developed with Chinese involvement during Nepalese K.P. Sharma Oli's visit to in June.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 08:28 IST
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