Chinese Foreign Minister arriving on a three-day visit today

Wang Yi’s Kathmandu trip comes in the wake of MCC Compact ratification and the accusation that Sher Bahadur Deuba government is turning a cold shoulder to Beijing.

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: Xinhua

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Kathmandu: State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi is arriving on a three-day visit to Nepal on Friday.

During the visit, the Chinese Foreign Minister will pay a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will hold bilateral talks leading their respective delegations on March 26.

[Related: Chinese Foreign Minister’s Nepal visit: What should Nepal say to China?]

Wang will also meet with former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli, and former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

This visit comes in the wake of parliamentary ratification of Millennium Challenge Corporation’s $500 million Nepal Compact about which China expressed its reservations openly and the accusation that Sher Bahadur Deuba government is turning a cold shoulder to Beijing.

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