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Nepal's Foreign Minister to visit China

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

Pradeep Kumar will visit from April 16 to 21 at the invitation of China's Councillor and Foreign Minister

This is the first high-level visit from to after formation of the The visit follows K.P. Sharma Oli's tour to on April 6.

is scheduled to hold bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang on April 18 which will be followed by a joint press address, according to a statement by the on Friday.

Wang will also host a luncheon in honour of The status of China-funded projects in Nepal, expediting projects under Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will be among the issues that will be discussed during the visit, the Ministry said.

Gyawali's visit also aims to lay ground for the upcoming visit of Oli and it is said that Chinese is also likely to visit in second half of the year.

The will also call on the Leader of China and address a round-table meeting of Chinese think-tanks.

On April 20, Gyawali will meet the provincial leaders of and address a programme at the University.

The Nepali delegation includes of to China Leela and other officials.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 18:06 IST
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