January 16, 2017 09:15 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: A high-level 14-member of Chinese team arrived in Kathmandu on Monday at the invitation of Xinhua News Agency Kathmandu Bureau to participate in the two-day China-Nepal Think Tank Conference 2017.
The experts will be sharing their ideas on various issues including the role of political parties and media in cementing Nepal-China relations, the One Belt One Road Initiative introduced by the Chinese leadership, China-India-Nepal trilateral partnership as well as Economic and Cultural Corridor (CINECC) during the conference to be organized by Xinhua.
The conference which is scheduled to begin Tuesday draws experts and politicians from both the countries. “The main objective of the symposium is to strengthen the cooperation between the Chinese and Nepalese Think Tank-Institutions so as to enhancing bilateral relations,” said a press statement issued by Xinhua's Kathmandu bureau.
Among others, those arriving in Kathmandu include Secretary-General, International Advisory Board of the Chahar Institute Huang Youyi, Executive Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies, Sichuan University Li Tao, Professor of School of International Studies, Director of Institute of International Affairs, Director of Center for European Studies and Senior Fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY) at Renmin University of China Wang Yiwei.