Dy PM Oli leaves for Lhasa

Kathmandu, August 26 :

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, KP Sharma Oli, left for Lhasa of China today. Oli is heading the Nepalese delegation which includes State Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Man Bahadur Biswokarma, Chairman of the Public Account Committee of the house, Chitra Bahadur KC and MP, Ramchandra Yadav.

During their week-long stay in China starting from August 26- September 2, the delegation will visit various parts of Cina. Talking to media at the Tribhuvan International Airport prior to his departure, Oli expressed his confidence that his visit would help further strengthen and promote the traditional friendly ties existing between the two countries.

Noting that it was the first high-level visit coming in the wake the historic people’s movement, he said Nepal is expecting all possible cooperation and support from all friendly countries at a time when Nepal is currently passing through critical times.

Deputy PM Oli said that during his talks with high-level political leadership of China, discussions will be held on issues of mutual interests including that of regional and international interests and added that an initiative will also be made to explore possible areas for possible Chinese investment in Nepal.