Beijing, August 1
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday stated he desires to push for a continued development of ties with Nepal amid Beijing’s sustained forays to shore up pro-China Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s grip on energy within the backdrop of intra-party feud within the ruling Communist Party.
In an alternate of congratulatory messages along with his Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari on the 65th anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations, Xi asserted that he was able to work to deliver better advantages to the individuals of each international locations.
The Chinese President stated he hooked up nice significance to the event of China-Nepal relations and was prepared to work along with his Nepali counterpart Bhandari to push for the continued development of the bilateral relationship.
Xi, additionally General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China, stated for the reason that institution of the diplomatic ties, the 2 international locations have all the time revered one another, handled one another as equals, enhanced political mutual belief and deepened mutually useful cooperation.
Noting that he and Bhandari exchanged visits final yr and elevated the bilateral ties to a strategic partnership of cooperation that includes ever-lasting friendship for growth and prosperity, Xi stated the 2 sides have stood collectively by way of thick and skinny within the combat towards the Covid-19 and have written a brand new chapter of friendship between China and Nepal, state-run Xinhua information company reported. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Nepalese counterpart Oli too exchanged greetings. — PTI
Beijing backs ‘friend Oli’
- China’s ambassador to Kathmandu Hou Yanqi has made open efforts to garner assist for Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli, who’s dealing with a large insurrection in his NCP
- Hou met NCP co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and different leaders looking for their backing for Oli, however the insurrection towards the Prime Minister has not subsided
- China attaches excessive significance to Oli as throughout his tenure in 2016, he widened China-Nepal ties by signing the transit commerce treaty with Beijing to scale back the dependence on India