Press Release on Courtesy Call on Rt. Hon. Prime Minister by Ambassador of China

Press Release

H.E. Ms. Hou Yanqi, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nepal, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Prime Minister’s Residence, Baluwatar this afternoon. During the call on, various matters pertaining to Nepal-China relations were discussed.

On the occasion, the Ambassador assured that China will continue its support to Nepal in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic including through providing COVID vaccines. She also conveyed the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister the recent decision of the Government of the People’s Republic of China to provide Nepal with 1.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines as an additional grant assistance.

The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister thanked the Chinese Government for this vaccine support and expressed hope that China will enhance its support to Nepal for both COVID-19 response and recovery.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
16 July 2021