Visiting Chinese Defense Minister Wanquan calls on DPM Nidhi

Published On: March 24, 2017 08:13 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, March 24: Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan, who is on a three-day formal visit to Nepal, met with Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi at latter's Ministry on Friday.
During the meeting, the duo are said to have agreed on further developing economy Nepal and China, strengthening their bilateral development activities and security arrangements.
The meeting also focused on increasing connectivity through road networks between the two countries and boosting capacity of their security agencies, said Home Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi.
As part of managing security along the borders of both Nepal and China, it has been discussed during the meeting that necessary information on border would be exchanged, while China would provide physical and technical assistances for building a training centre for Armed Police Force of Nepal.
The meeting also dwelt on the issues to resume Tatopani border point that has remained closed since the earthquake of April 25, 2015.
Chinese Defense Minister Wanquan arrived in Nepal on Thursday at the invitation of Defence Minister Bal Krishna Khand.
Wanquan also called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday. Earlier, he also met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Defence Minister Khand. RSS

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