Minister Bhandari And Chinese Envoy Hold Meeting

Jan 31, Kathmandu:  Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Damodar Bhandari, and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Chen Song held a meeting today.

During the meeting, Minister Bhandari drew the attention of Ambassador Song to the issues of opening northwest borders, including Taklakot and Tinker. They discussed further strengthening Nepal-China trade relations, said Minister Bhandari’s secretariat. The export of Nepali products to China and facilitation of the imports at the borders are also featured in the discussion.

He urged Ambassador Song to bring in Chinese investment to run industries in Nepal. On the occasion, Ambassador Song mentioned that the Chinese government was positive to open the north-west borders and under-construction five dry ports, said Minister Bhandari. The Chinese Ambassador shared that he would play a role in further strengthening trade relations between Nepal and China.