Kathmandu, September 25
A 13-point memorandum of understanding has been signed between Nepal and China in Bejing during Nepal’s prime minister’s visit to China.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and his Chinese counterpart Li Qiang exchanged 10 agreements and 3 memorandums of understanding in the presence of officials from Nepal and China.
Nepali Ambassador to China, Bishnu Pukar Shrestha, stated that these agreements and memorandums of understanding are related to various sectors including agriculture, communication, science and technology, and trade.
Shrestha and the Chinese officials exchanged agreements related to increasing productivity in the northern region of Nepal, digital economy cooperation, green and low carbon cooperation, as well as translation and publication of ancient texts.
Furthermore, commerce and supplies secretary Madhu Kumar Marasini and Chinese officials have exchanged an agreement regarding the establishment of a joint technical working group.
Education secretary Suresh Adhikari and Chinese officials have exchanged agreements on cooperation in the field of science and technology and innovation.
Additionally, a letter of agreement has been exchanged between the National Development and Research Council of China and the National Planning Commission of Nepal.