KATHMANDU, Nov 18: As the endorsement of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Agreement through parliament has fallen uncertain in Nepal, the number and frequency of senior US officials visiting Nepal has increased.
The visit of Lu comes at a time when Nepal has failed to endorse the MCC Compact Agreement through parliament. Earlier, MCC Headquarters had expressed serious concern over the government decision to abruptly prorogue parliament sessions.
KATHMANDU, September 12: The visiting Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation(MCC) Fatema Sumar has clarified that she was not in Kathmandu to exert pressure on the government to endorse the MCC compact agreement through parliament, but take opportunity to clarify Nepal's political as well as other actors that there are no strings attached to the MCC Compact Agreement.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe, who paid a one-day working visit to Nepal on Sunday, also discussed international and regional situations apart from the bilateral diplomatic and military relations between China and Nepal during his visit, according to the Chinese Defense Ministry.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: State Councilor and Defense Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that his ongoing visit is aimed at holding discussion with the top Nepali leadership to enhance bilateral ties between the countries.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Former Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae has said that the upcoming visit of Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Nepal should focus on holding concrete discussions on all contentious issues between the two countries including the border dispute, Eminent Persons’ Group’s (EPG) report and issue about expediting mega-development projects that have failed to see implementation.
MORALZARZAL, Spain, Nov 12: At 81 years old Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria is training to tackle one of the world’s highest peaks, a challenge he will dedicate to elderly victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Indian Army Chief Manoj Mukunda Naravane, who is arriving in Kathmandu on Wednesday on a three-day visit, has said that his visit will go a long way in strengthening the bonds and friendship between the two armies.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu has said that the visit of Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane to Nepal would deepen the long-standing and customary bonds of friendship between the Armies of two countries.
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.
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, 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.
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: 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. 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.