China trip successful: CM Shahi

Surkhet: Karnali province Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi on Saturday said his first visit to China was successful.

CM Shahi, who returned home after completing his week-long visit to China said the trip was fruitful in terms of understandings made on bilateral issues and development of the province.

“The visit remained highly productive in creating an atmosphere to attract foreign investment in the province,” he said while briefing the media on his visit.

A preliminary agreement has been reached with China Railway Company to conduct a feasibility study for the construction of Hilsa-Jamunaha fast track, according to the chief minister.

He added that project would serve as a backbone for the development and prosperity of Karnali province.