CHENGDU – Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, who is presently on an official visit to China since September 23, has arrived Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province. The Prime Minister today got to the city from Lhasa of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Upon arrival at Chengdu, the Prime Minister was welcomed by Vice Governor of Sichuan Province Yang Xingping and others. In Chengdu, the Prime Minister is scheduled to observe the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. He is slated to hold a bilateral meeting with Wang Xiaohui, Secretary of the CPC Sichuan provincial committee this evening. Secretary Wang in the evening is hosting dinner in honour of the Prime Minister.
Prime Minster Dahal who reached Lhasa on Wednesday from Chongqing of China visited Mount Kailash and Mansarovar on Thursday. He held various bilateral talks with Chinese officials while staying in Lhasa. Thereafter, he on Wednesday visited ancient Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple in Lhasa. The head of the government and his delegates will return home on Saturday from Chengdu.
His entourage include his daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Prakash Saud, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Prakash Jwala, his chief political advisor Haribol Gajurel, national security advisor Shankar Das Bairagi, Chief Secretary Dr Baikuntha Aryal and secretaries of various ministries among others.