Chinese delegation led by Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday, December 25, 2014, for a three-day official goodwill visit, the highest level of visit from the Chinese side following the election of Nepal’s Constituent Assembly in November 2013.
According to the schedule provided by the Chinese Embassy in Nepal, Wang is scheduled to meet with his Nepali counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey at 10:30 a.m. on Friday. Bilateral issues such as trade and investment will be discussed at the meeting.
A joint press conference will be organized after the talks.
On Friday afternoon, Wang will call on Nepali President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and lay a foundation stone for the China-funded Armed Police Force Academy building in Halchowk, Kathmandu.
The Chinese foreign minister will leave for Bangladesh on Dec. 27.
Nepal and China will celebrate 60th anniversary of their diplomatic relations in 2015.