Civil employees to welcome Chinese President

KATHMANDU: The civil servants, employees of various corporations, security personnel and members of the general public are extending welcome to the Chinese President Xi Jinping.

They will welcome the Chinese dignitary at various places along the route his carcade will pass, spokesperson for the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Bhupal Baral said. Civil employees always welcome the VVIPs when they arrive on state visit to Nepal, he added.

Government has set up welcome gates at various locations in the capital with portraits of President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Chinese President Xi Jinping along the route.

President Xi's carcade will travel from Tribhuvan International Airport to Soaltee Crowne Plaza via Tinkune, Baneshwar, Babarmahal, Maitighar, Thapathali, Tripureshwar and Kalimati.

Decorative items including flowerpots have been kept at the Airport, Tinkune, Naya Baneshwar, Maitighar, Thapathali among other places for welcoming the Chinese dignitary.