BEIJING, Oct 19: Beijing will inject over $100 billion of new funding into its Belt and Road initiative, President Xi Jinping said Wednesday at a summit marking the vast infrastructure project's tenth anniversary.

BEIJING, Oct 11: China announced Tuesday its Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure project had generated two trillion dollars in contracts around the world, equivalent in size to some of the world's biggest economies.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China has congratulated the newly formed government of Nepal and expected coordination and collaboration on strategic issues including the 'Belt and Road Initiative' (BRI).

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KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi said on Thursday that China never exports its ideology to other countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have said that with the aggressive implementation of big projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the leadership of Xi Jinping, China is going to bring about a major change in the entire world order.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: President of Shanghai Institutes for International Studies Chen Dongxiao, who is currently visiting Nepal, has said that the Belt and Road Initiative has emerged as one of the promising trans-regional cooperation frameworks for remaking of global governance in the changed international order.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who earlier courted controversy by saying Nepal disapproves of the US-backed Indo-Pacific Strategy, said that Nepal has stood in favor of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by China as it promises shared prosperity for all.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is purely an economic cooperation initiative, not a military alliance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Minister for Information and Communications Gokul Baskota has said that the government's stance on the China-led Belt and Road Initiative and United States-led Indo-Pacific Strategy has remained unchanged.

YINGKOU, Aug 21: From Thailand to Kenya, trains run on tracks from steel mills in China’s northeast, a rust-belt region that is trying to capitalize on a multibillion-dollar national initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Experts from South Asia and South East Asia have highlighted the various opportunities and challenges associated with the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative during a two-day international conference which was concluded in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 17: A government delegation on Monday left for China on Monday to discuss the Detail Project Report (DPR) of much-talked-about Kerung-Kathmandu Railway with the Chinese side.

LHASA, June 15: Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Regional government has reiterated to further deepen its ties with South Asian countries including Nepal under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative.

LHASA, June 14: The 2019 Forum on the Development of Tibet was held in Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region in Southwest China on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that the development of ‘Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network’ including Nepal-China Cross-Border Railway will boost connectivity not only between Nepal and China but other countries in the region.

ZURICH, April 16: Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as other Western countries view the gargantuan project with scepticism.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal's participation in the China-initiated Belt and Road Initiative is in line with the country's national interests.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong has said Nepal and China have maintained healthy relations under the principles of equality, mutual benefit and mutual respect.

Vice President Pun returns home

September 24, 2018 12:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has returned home today after wrapping up a six-day official visit to China.