Nepal can be a reliable South-Asian link: China

The Chinese government has said that Nepal can be a reliable bridge, linking South-Asia to China.

Speaking at a press meet after formal-bilateral talks with his Nepali counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs Wang Yi opined that Nepal could be a strong bridge, linking China to rest of South-Asia, which will further strengthen the ties between Nepal and China.

Yi stressed on the need to enhance the regional-cultural ties between the two countries and extended commitment on behalf of the Chinese government to increase the amount of yearly financial aid provided to Nepal. China will now provide eight-million Yuan to Nepal as financial assistance, each year.

Likewise, China is committed to contribute to development of education, health, infrastructure, water-resources, tourism, social-security and law-implementation in Nepal.

At the press-meet, Foreign Affairs Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey informed journalists that China has made an agreement to invest in nine sectors in Nepal.

The Chinese Minister also went on to announce grand celebration to mark the 60th year of official commencement of Sino-Nepali relations.

The official China-Nepal relation will enter its sixth decade in 2015.

Source: Nepalnews