Chinese Premier wishes PM Deuba a successful term

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Kathmandu: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has extended his best wishes for the success of the term of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

In a congratulatory message sent on Wednesday on his appointment as the Prime Minister of Nepal, the Chinese Premier has said that he would like to work together with his counterpart to push forward the strategic partnership between the two countries to a new height.

In the message, Chinese Premier Keqiang has also noted that China will remain active to support Nepal through the Belt and Road Initiative, in Corona Virus pandemic control and response and reviving the economy hit by the pandemic.

Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi handed over the message from Premier Keqiang to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be delivered to Prime Minister Deuba, who also currently holds the Foreign Affairs portfolio.

Meanwhile, thanking Premier Keqiang for the congratulatory message, Prime Minister Deuba said in a tweet this evening that he looked forward to working closely with his Chinese counterpart to further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries. “We will continue our cooperation in Covid-19 response and recovery,” Deuba said in his tweet.