Nepal-China sign three bilateral deals(with video)
September 9, 2019 05:51 PM NPT
By: Bipana Thapa
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal and China on Monday signed three separate bilateral agreements during the ongoing visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
As per the first agreement, China has agreed to provide Rs 350 million to establish a well-equipped hospital in Manang district.
According to the second deal reached between the two governments, China will provide 5000 sets of tarpaulins to Nepal which can be used during the time of emergencies. As per the third deal, China will send volunteer teachers to Nepal in the near future.
Senior government authorities signed the aforementioned deals amid the presence of Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and his Chinese counterpart.
On the occasion, the Chinese foreign minister also announced Rs 16 million for flood victims in Nepal. Prior to signing the deals, the two foreign ministers had held comprehensive talks on wide-ranging issues of bilateral cooperation.
Meanwhile, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday afternoon at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar.