Tag: Nepal-China

Tatopani Customs Point to be open again next May: Minister Gyawali

Kathmandu, June 14 The Tatopani Customs Point at the Nepal-China border will resume its operation from May next year, says Nepal’s Foreign Affairs Minister. Various discussions were held to open the Tatopani Customs Point next year in May, informed Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali, talking to mediapersons in the Capital today. The northern neighbour […]

Nepal announces Prime Minister Oli’s team for next week China trip

Kathmandu, June 13 The government of Nepal on Wednesday has formally announced that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is paying an official visit to China next week. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs in a statement today that Oli will leave Kathmandu for Beijing on June 19 whereas he will return home on June 24. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, June 11, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday have prioritised a host of political issues over others. They include multiple significant decisions of the Cabinet meeting held yesterday including the decision to cut down AIG positions in Nepal Police and Armed Police Force, and finalisation of agendas of Prime Minister KP […]

Oli’s Beijing trip: Nepal, China to sign agreement for Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railway feasibility study

Kathmandu, June 4 Nepal and China are likely to sign an agreement to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of a railway connecting Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, with the Nepal-Tiber border point in Rasuwagadhi, near Kyirong. Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to embark on a state visit to the northern neighbour […]

Pre-feasibility study for Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railway complete

Nuwakot, May 28 A team of Chinese technicians has completed a pre-feasibility study of the Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railway. The team of Chinese technicians, and also comprising Nepalis, started the study from Kathmandu on May 20 and completed the study in Trishuli of Nuwakot and Rasuwagadhi (Timure) of Rasuwa, said Senior Engineer at Department of Railways, Prakash […]

PM’s foreign affairs advisor: Oli’s China trip to prepare groundwork for past pacts’ implementation

Nepal Communist Party’s Central Member Rajan Bhattarai is also a de facto advisor of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on foreign affairs and security issues. A member of the Eminent Persons Groups on Nepal-India Relations, Bhattarai also worked as a foreign affairs advisor to NCP leader Madhav Kumar Nepal during his premiership. It is speculated […]