Nepal expects more Chinese investment, says NCP Chair Dahal
September 7, 2019 03:25 PM NPT
By: Kamal Subedi
File Photo/ Republica
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Chinese government, traders and investors to invest in Nepal.
Addressing a program organized in the capital on Nepal-China Trade on Saturday, Chairperson Dahal opined that Nepal boasts an investment-friendly atmosphere following political stability. “In this context, Government of Nepal and Nepali people are expecting Chinese side to invest in Nepal as we are in a campaign of socio-economic transformation,” added Dahal.
On a different note, Dahal underscored that Nepal always adheres One-China policy. "We are committed not to allow Nepali land against China," Dahal said.
Speaking at the occasion, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun stressed on the Public-Private Partnership model in coordination between Nepal and China for infrastructure development in Nepal.
Another speaker, Nepal’s ambassador to China Leelamani Poudel said that Nepal-China political, economic, social, cultural and people-level relation have reached a new height in the recent days.
The chief ministers from seven provinces, leaders of various political parties and entrepreneurs participated in the program organized by the Chinese Embassy in Nepal.