Wednesday, 17 August 2022 01:18 PM
March 23, 2017 05:45 PM NPT
By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, March 23: Chinese Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan, who is on a three-day official visit to Nepal, has held a meeting with his Nepali counterpart Balkrishna Khand on Thursday.
Held at Singha Durbar, the meeting primarily focused on how to carry out rescue works during natural disasters.
In an hour-long meeting, the Chinese Defense Minister Chang pledged to provide trainings to the Nepali Army on disaster management and peace-keeping missions of the United Nations.
“Defense Minister Chang pledged to provide logistics and equipments required during natural disasters and development constructions,” Defense Minister Khand quoted his Chinese counterpart as saying.
However, the date to begin the military exercise is to be fixed.
Earlier, Chinese Minister Chang held a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Baluwatar.
In the meeting General Chang pledged Yuan 200 million in grant assistance to the Nepal Army.
Chang arrived today on a three-day official visit to Nepal when Prime Minister Dahal is flying to China this evening.
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