KATHMANDU — Nepal and China on Wednesday issued a joint communiqué from Beijing and said they agreed to seal the petrol trade deal too.
Both the countries also expressed commitments to address each other’s interests and concerns while paying due respect to independence and geographic integrity of the both nations.
The 15-point joint communiqué was issued on the occasion of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s week-long official visit to northern neighbor.
In the statement, China welcomed the new Constitution of Nepal and believed it would give Nepal a opportunity for economic development and political stability.
Both the countries concluded that the Prime Minister’s visit to China elevated the bilateral relation to a new height.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to visit Sanya after his visit to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Wednesday. He also visited the mausoleum of the founding leader of Peoples’ Republic of China Mao Zedong and paid tributes.
PM Oli also offered a bouquet to the Monument to the People’s Heroes at the Square. Chinese national tunes were played while he reached the Tiananmen Square.
He is scheduled to return home on March 27 directly from Chengdu.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost