China-Nepal Bilateral Ties

China-Nepal bilateral ties
Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor, Wang Yi, is on a three-day official visit to Nepal to deliberate upon China-Nepal bilateral ties

Kathmandu, 26 March 2022 (TDI): Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor, Wang Yi, is on a three-day official visit to Nepal. He arrived in Nepal on March 25.

In return, Foreign Secretary, Bharat Raj Paudyal, extended a warm welcome to his Chinese counterpart at TIA. During the visit, China’s foreign Minister exchanged views to enhance bilateral ties for peace and prosperity in the region.

Similarly, Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, commenced a meeting at Singh Durbar on March 26. The purpose of the meeting was to deliberate upon bilateral cooperation between China and Nepal in various fields.

After the official meeting, the Chinese Foreign Minister signed and exchanged agreements with the Foreign Minister of Nepal, Dr. Narayan Khadka. These agreements included various MoUs and documents leading to the development and progress of both countries. The signing and exchange of documents took place at Singh Durbar.

Besides, the Chinese Foreign Minister paid a courtesy call to Nepal’s Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba. Further, both leaders witnessed a virtual ceremony regarding the completion of the Pokhara Regional International Airport.

China and Nepal Bilateral relationship

In this context, China and Nepal enjoy friendly bilateral ties for long. This relationship is strengthened due to historical traditions and mutual collaboration.

Along these lines, both countries have reaffirmed support in multifaceted areas of progress and development. This covers social, political, economic and cultural paradigms.

It is pertinent to note that the diplomatia c ties of both states started as early as the 5th century. During that period, Nepali monks and Scholar Buddhabhadra contributed to the cause.

However, in the 7th and 13th centuries, Princess Bhirkuti and Araniko contributed to further enhance the ties. In this regard, visits of various scholars and Chinese monks took place as well.

Officially, on 1st August 1955, Nepal and China established formal diplomatic relations. Therefore, the bilateral relationship of both countries is based on friendship, understanding, respect, mutual support, and collaboration.



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