Nepal, China sign consumer rights protection agreement

KATHMANDU: Minister for Supplies Deepak Bohara and visiting Chinese Minister of State Administration for Industry and Commerce Zhang Mao held a meeting at the former’s office in the Capital on Wednesday.

The two ministers also signed an agreement on consumer rights protection and exchange of support and information related to the sector.

On the occasion, Minister Bohara expressed his belief that the agreement would make important contribution in enhancing Nepal – China trade and protecting consumers' rights.

Minister Bohara pledged Nepal's commitment in implementing the past agreements to Minister Zhang.

The visiting Chinese Minister also shared his belief that the agreement would help boost additional trade between Nepal and China.

Minister Zhang had earlier held talks with Industry Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi, reaffirming Chinese support in industrial sector's development.