KATHMANDU, March 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has briefed top leaders of various political parties about her state visit to Bangladesh next week.

History in Nepal-China ties

October 23, 2019 01:30 am

Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on October 13 wrapping up his two-day state visit to Nepal. The visit is now being reviewed and evaluated from different angles by the experts in terms of its impacts on reshaping bilateral relations in tune with the emerging needs. Undoubtedly, the visit of the head of state from as close and powerful a neighbor as China after a hiatus of 23 years was of great historic value. Quite naturally, it evoked great expectations and enthusiasm in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari left here today for a five-day state visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at the friendly invitation of her Burmese counterpart U Win Myint. The visit begins today and will last till October 20.

Xi receives a warm welcome

October 13, 2019 07:38 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping was given a warm welcome by the government and the people as he arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday afternoon.

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

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 ready for Xi Visit

October 12, 2019 08:44 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: From erecting welcome gates and arches at various places to patching up and painting roads and squares and growing gardens overnight, the authorities in Kathmandu left no stone unturned to decorate and beautify the capital city to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping who is arriving in Kathmandu on Saturday on a two-day state visit.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping is arriving in Kathmandu on Saturday on a two-day state visit to Nepal. The visit of Chinese President after a hiatus of 23 years is being widely seen as a milestone visit from the northern neighbor to further deepen economic cooperation between the two countries.

LONDON, June 4: Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were far down from the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit last year.

LONDON, June 3: President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London’s mayor.

Unusual ritual

May 6, 2019 01:25 am

Yes, President Bidya Devi Bhandari went to China on a state visit pegged to address Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, and returned home last week. That is a fact. It is also true that her only predecessor President Ram Baran Yadav visited the communist country up north twice but was not accorded a state visit status. Beyond that there is little to go overboard, unlike what Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government headed by KP Oli’s wants people to accept.

XIAN, April 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is on the State Visit to China at the invitation of her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, has arrived in Xi'an today.

KATHMANDU, April 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has left for a state visit to China, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari will pay a week-long State Visit to China from April 24, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday.