Press Release on Telephone Conversation between the Foreign Ministers of Nepal and China

Press Release

Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China H.E. Mr. Wang Yi held a telephonic conversation this evening. Matters of mutual interests were discussed during the conversation. Foreign Minister of China H.E. Mr. Wang announced that China will provide 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal on grant basis and stated that China would accord priority to Nepal in vaccine cooperation. Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Gyawali thanked the Chinese Government for the support of COVID-19 vaccine and appreciated China’s stance to make it global public goods.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
February 5, 2021