Nepal and China signed nine-point agreement – South Asia Time

Nepal and China signed nine-point agreement

 March 26, 2022  

Kathmandu —   Nepal and China has signed a nine-point agreement during the visit of Chinese FM and his team.   Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Nepali counterpart Dr. Narayan Khadka signed the agreement at the Foreign Ministry in Singha Durbar on Saturday.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the two sides for financial and technical assistance, feasibility study of the transmission line projects, and a team of Chinese health workers providing services in Nepal.

Apart from these, issues related to vaccine transfer, maintenance and upgradation of Araniko Highway and its hand over have also been agreed.

Talks at the delegation-level and Foreign Minister-level took place before the agreement was struck.

Foreign Minister Dr. Khadka led a 25-member delegation and his Chinese counterpart led a 17-member delegation to the talks.

Chinese Foreign Minister Yi will also hold talks with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba later in the evening.

The foreign minister, who arrived in Nepal on Friday, will return home on Sunday.