Kathmandu, September 10
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has urged the Chinese business community to invest in infrastructure sector in Nepal, as a conducive environment has been created in the country.
“Nepal has focused on investment in infrastructure development and inter-country economic sector in order to increase connectivity between the two countries (Nepal and China). There are good opportunities for investment in inter-country railway, road, transmission line and airway,” he said.
DPM Mahara, who is on an official visit to China, was addressing an interaction with Chinese traders and investors organised today by Nepali Consulate General Office in Guangdong Province.
Referring to the One Belt One Road Initiative agreement signed between Nepal and China, he stressed the need for the both sides to commit to the agreement, according to DPM Mahara’s press and public relations coordinator Hari Lamichhane.
DPM Mahara also clarified that Nepal wants to engage in a far-sighted cooperation with China in its development work and technology. Referring to the facilities provided by Nepal to visiting Chinese tourists, he requested Chinese nationals to visit and inspect world famous sites like the birthplace of Gautam Buddha in Nepal.
More than 100 Chinese and Nepali businessmen and investors participated in the interaction.
Published on September 10th, Sunday, 2017 3:05 PM