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

File: KP Sharma Oli

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.

Members of Oli’s team include the First Lady Radhika Shakya, Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Energy Barsha Man Pun, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal, Members of Parliament, high-ranking government officials, representatives of private sector and mediapersons.

“During the visit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to hold delegation level bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang,” the statement reads, “He will also meet with senior Chinese leaders.”

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister is also scheduled to address Nepal-China Business Forum and other think tanks in Beijing. During the visit, the two countries will also sign some agreements and memorandum of understandings.

The Prime Minister will also visit Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region of China, where he will meet with the provincial leaders.

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