Tag: Nepal-China

Nepal President stresses connectivity in her address to BRI Forum

Kathmandu, April 26 Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need of bilateral and multilateral connectivity for Nepal in her address to the Belt and Road Initiative Forum for International Cooperation, currently underway in Beijing. President Bhandari, the leader of Nepali delegation, delivered her eight-minute address in Nepali language in the Chinese capital on […]

Chinese experts coming to Nepal to explore petroleum extraction potential

Kathmandu, March 1 A team of Chinese experts is coming to Nepal in order to explore the country’s potential of extracting petroleum products. Officials of the two countries signed an agreement in this regard at a function in Beijing on Thursday. The two countries had signed an initial agreement in this regard around three years […]

Nepal, China likely to sign transport protocol after two months

Kathmandu, February 4 Nepal and China are preparing to sign the Protocol of Transit and Transport Agreement during the visit of Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari to Beijing to be held after around two months. President Bhandari is scheduled to visit the Chinese capital to attend a conference on the Belt and Road Initiative. Sources at […]

Nepal, China officials meeting next month again to discuss cross-border railway

Kathmandu, November 21 Officials of Nepal and China have scheduled their next meeting to discuss how to take forward the proposed cross-border railway project for the second week of December. The meeting will be held in Kathmandu to discuss preparing the detailed project report for Kyirong-Kathmandu railway, according to Nepali officials. A Chinese team has […]

Will an ambitious Chinese-built rail line through the Himalayas lead to a debt trap for Nepal?

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has ambitions to reshape the global economy by connecting more than 60 countries across Asia, Europe, and Africa through trade and infrastructure projects. All told, it’s envisioned that nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will in some way be connected through BRI projects in the future. Some economists estimate […]

Need more support from close neighbours for prosperity, PM tells Chinese minister

Kathmandu, November 14 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli says the country needs greater support from its immediate neighbours as it is heading towards prosperity. Receiving visiting Chinese Minister of Culture Luo Shugang at his official residence in Baluwatar of Kathmandu today, the Prime Minister said, “We have expected support from our friends to achieve the goal […]