BEIJING – Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has arrived in China today for a week-long official visit to the People’s Republic of China.
Chinese Minister for General Administration of Sports and Chinese Olympic Committee President, Gao Zhidan, welcomed Prime Minister Dahal at Hangzhou International Airport. Nepali Ambassador to China, Bishnu Pukar Shrestha, and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Chen Song, were also present on the occasion.
Prime Minister Dahal arrived in China today from New York after addressing the 78th UNGA. He had addressed the UNGA on September 22.
Prime Minister Dahal is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of 19th Asian Games organized at Hangzhou city today.
Similarly, he would hold meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hangzhou city. A high-level meeting would be held between them, according to the Foreign Ministry.
After opening ceremony of the 19th Asiad, PM Dahal will reach Beijing on September 24. He is scheduled to hold bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Li Quang, on September 25.
Likewise, the visiting PM will visit Chongqing Municipality to observe the agricultural and industrial advancement of China. He will hold a study visit of Chongqing Municipality as the Municipality has achieved high success in agriculture and technology sector in a short period.
Similarly, he is scheduled to meet Chairperson of Standing Committee of the NPC, Zhao Leji, and to address Nepal-China Business Summit organised by FNCCI and CCPIT. Industrialists from both Nepal and China would attend the Summit.
Meanwhile, Nepali industrialists and entrepreneurs under leadership of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry have arrived here to attend the business summit.
PM Dahal is scheduled to visit Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region of China that borders Nepal and he is to hold meeting with high-officials there in Tibet. The Nepali-delegation led by PM Dahal will return home on September 30.