PM Oli attends dinner in Lhasa

LHASA: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a six-day visit to China, attended a dinner hosted by the Consulate General of Nepal here today. Prime Minister Oli, Nepalese delegates, Nepalese community living in Lhasa were present in the programme.

Consul general Govinda Bahadur Karki had hosted the programme at the Hotel Shangri-La, where PM Oli and his entourage is staying.

On the occasion, PM Oli held brief interaction with Nepalese community. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, on the behalf of PM Oli, highlighted on various areas of Sino-Nepal relations.

Likewise, Liu Jiang, Vice Minister of Tibet Government committed to strengthening Sino-Nepal friendly relations in the days ahead. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Oli with Nepalese delegates visited the 'China National Modern Agriculture Pilot Zone'. The pilot zone was developed by Tibet government adopting modern agriculture system aimed at increasing production and generating employment.

PM Oli also reached the 'Happy Four Season Village' and received information about the village. The village was established by Communist Party of China (CPC) and is one of the tourist attraction of the area.

Similarly, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Foreign Minister Gyawali, and Physical Infrastructure Minister Raghubir Mahasetha among other Nepalese delegates visited the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to return home on Sunday.