KATHMANDU, Princess Astrid of Belgium will be visiting Nepal from January 19 to 25, the Nepali and Belgian governments confirmed on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Spokesperson of the government Gokul Prasad Baskota has said that the government has invited Vladimir Putin to visit Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Bangladeshi President Md Abdul Hamid concluded his four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal and returned home on Friday.

POKHARA, Nov 14: Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid who is currently paying a four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal went on a boat ride on Fewa Lake in Pokhara on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Visiting Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid held a meeting with his Nepali counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Timalsina and leaders from the major political parties called on Mohammad Abdul Hamid, the president of Bangladesh in the capital on Wednesday.

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November 12, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Nov 12: President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid arrived in Kathmandu on a four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: A 25-member delegation from Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), including agricultural experts and business persons, is visiting Nepal from November 10 to 16 on an official visit.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid will be arriving in Kathmandu on November 12 on a three-day official visit, sources said on Sunday.

Kathmandu, Oct 21: Nepal is making preparations for the prospective visit of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said on Monday.

Top UN official arrives in Nepal

October 20, 2019 13:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund Natalia Kanem arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day visit to Nepal on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Prime Minister KP Oli has said both India and China are ready to extend support for the development of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Co-chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Nepal has laid a foundation to materialize the idea of forging a trilateral partnership between China, Nepal and India.

Party's over, get down to work

October 15, 2019 07:25 am

Kathmandu, Oct 15: The state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu couldn't have come at a better time. After years of political uncertainty, Nepal is trying to project itself as a confident nation, ready to engage with the rest of the world.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Santosh Ghimire of Republica Online spoke with Professor Chen Xiaochen, the director of International Studies, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China, on various matters pertaining to Nepal-China ties in general and President Xi Jinping's state visit to Nepal in particular.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Wrapping up a two-day state visit to Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on Sunday. Xi's visit has been taken as a watershed moment in the age-old friendly ties. Republica Online talked to two Nepali foreign affairs experts regarding the outcomes of the visit. Excerpts:

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Concluding a two-day state visit to Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping is returning home shortly, concluding a two-day state visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal and China signed 18 deals and two letters of exchange to promote bilateral cooperation in multiple fields including physical infrastructure development, railroad connectivity and investment at the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Hotel Soaltee.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal and China are holding official delegation-level talks at Hotel Soaltee on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Co-chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal held one-on-one talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Hotel Soaltee today morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced a support of 3.5 billion RMB to be provided between 2020 to 2022 for uplifting the living standard of the Nepali people.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that Nepal-China relation is deep as ocean and high as the Mt Everest.

KATHMANDU, Oct. 12: Nepal and China agreed to upgrade their relations to a strategic partnership of cooperation featuring ever-lasting friendship for development and prosperity, according to China's state-owned Xinhua News Agency.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: President Xi Jinping of China was offered a guard of honor by a contingent of the Nepal Army at Tribhuvan International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day state to Nepal on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Kathmandu on a two-day state to Nepal on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping has left Chennai, India for Kathmandu on a two-day state visit to Nepal.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to Nepal today and tomorrow. The visit of the Chinese head of the state to Nepal is taking place after a gap of 23 years. Jiang Zemin (who celebrated his 93rd birthday two months ago) was the last Chinese president to visit Kathmandu. President Jiang is taken as the third but the first successful Chinese leader promoted by paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Nepal is likely to affect air movement in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) as the domestic and international flights will be halted for two hours on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Preparations are in full swing in Kathmandu to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping who will be arriving tomorrow on a two-day state visit to Nepal at the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing on Friday morning for the second informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India and a state visit to Nepal, China's state-owned Xinhua news agency reported.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A signed article by Chinese President Xi Jinping titled "Toward Greater Progress of China-Nepal Friendship across the Himalayas" was published on Friday in three Nepali newspapers ahead of his state visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming trip to Nepal is expected to inject new impetus into age-old bilateral ties, a senior Chinese Foreign Ministry official said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Nepal and China will hold discussion on the investment modality for the proposed Nepal-China cross-broader railway during the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Nepal, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's Foreign Affairs Advisor Dr Rajan Bhattarai, has said that the forthcoming visit of the President of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping to Nepal will be historic as such high level visit is taking place after 23 years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to Nepal on October 12 and 13, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: New dimensions are being added in the age-old relations between Nepal and the People's Republic of China during the passage of time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi has said that there will be a high level visit from China in near future.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Head of International Department of Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Song Tao arrived on a three-day visit to Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Head of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Song Tao will arrive in Kathmandu on a two-day visit on September 21.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Days after China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi returned home, China, holding a series of meetings in Kathmandu with Nepalese leaders including the head of state, a senior minister of the KP Oli government has announced that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Nepal.

Chinese FM Wang returns home

September 10, 2019 14:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi returned home on Tuesday after wrapping up a three-day official visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Kathmandu on a three-day visit on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 4: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will arrive in Kathmandu on September 8 on a two-day visit, sources said.

Indian NDC delegation visits Nepal

August 30, 2019 16:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A delegation from the 59th course of National Defence College (NDC) India comprising 15 senior officers from civil services and defence forces of India, UK, Japan, Mongolia & Bangladesh concluded their visit to Nepal from August 25-28.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A delegation of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan’s Women Parliamentarians led by Tomomi INADA is currently on a three-day visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Minister for Communication and Information Technology and Government Spokesperson Gokul Prasad Baskota on Thursday has taken recourse to circumlocution to obfuscate the question of whether Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held a meeting with the newly appointed RAW chief Samant Goel during his recent three-day visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The newly appointed chief of the foreign intelligence agency of India-Research and Analysis Wing(RAW)- Samant Goel has returned home on Monday after completing his three-day visit to Nepal.