Nepal PM Prachanda to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Goa

Prachanda will fly to Goa from Delhi this afternoon to take part in the sub-regional meeting.

By: PTI | Kathmandu | Published:October 15, 2016 12:34 pm
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Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda on Saturday left for India to attend the BIMSTEC meeting on the sidelines of which he is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Prime Minister, who is leading the Nepalese delegation, is being accompanied by his spouse Sita Dahal and other government officials.

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Prachanda will fly to Goa from Delhi this afternoon to take part in the sub-regional meeting.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Jacob Zuma and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay on the sidelines of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) meeting.

Prachanda, who is also being accompanied by Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat, will return on Monday.

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    Diwas Upadhyay
    Oct 15, 2016 at 3:22 pm
    Nepal must have greater relations with China because after so many years of such close relation with India, Nepal has not gained anything while Bangladesh and Cambodia received so many Agreements on Railway Development, It is far better for Nepal to sign the One Belt One Road Initiative and focus on Agreements which was signed by K.P Oli Government which focused on Railway Inter-connectivity between Nepal and China and India Media should also not spread lies about China India Relations rather India Media should support Indo-China Friendship and help to prosper South Asian nations as a W and to Decrease Western Influence in the Region, We can become next big League of Nations if we focus on Inter connectivity and Help promote the region and coming to Nepal point of View Nepal can become a link for India and China Trade and can help reduce cargo movement time for now Nepal has to have greater Relations with china for rapid Infrastructure Development as so many years of free border and close relation with India has given no benefit and slow pace of Indian funded Infrastructure project in Nepal proves the lack of interest of India towards Nepal.