Press Release: Visiting Chinese Assistant Minister pays courtesy calls on the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs

Press Release


His Excellency Mr. Kong Xuanyou, Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China paid courtesy call on the Right Hon’ble Prime Minister Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba at the latter’s office in Singha Durbar today. During the call on matters of mutual interest were discussed.

Earlier, H.E. Mr. Kong also called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon’ble Krishna Bahadur Mahara at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the call on, the Deputy Prime Minister recalled his recent visit to Beijing to attend Belt and Road Initiative Forum for International Cooperation. The Deputy Prime Minister referred to the conclusion of the Memorandum of Understandings on Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative and on the Establishment of the Cross-Border Economic Zones between Nepal and China as important development in bilateral relations.

During the both calls on, the Assistant Minister briefed the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs on the outcomes of the 11th Meeting of the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism and expressed happiness on the fact that both sides have agreed to further deepen cooperation in the existing areas and explore the prospect for cooperation in new areas.

The Assistant Minister is returning to China tomorrow morning.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
21 June 2017