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
Red corner notice issued against Deepak Manange
KATHMANDU — International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has issued red corner notice against fugitive assembly member of province 4 Rajib Gurung alias Deepak Manange.
Nepal Police headquarters had requested Interpol to issue red corner notice against Manange after the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police report that he was not in the country.
The issuance of red corner notice means police of 192 members countries of Interpol will be searching for Manange.
Earlier in January, the Supreme Court (SC) had convicted Manange along with three others in attempted murder case of Chakre Milan (Milan Gurung) and sentenced him to five years in prison.
Nepal police then sent documents to the Interpol headquarters on February 22 to issue the notice, which Interpol had refused to issue.
Manange, who was elected as an independent candidate to a provincial assembly seat from Manang district, has had several run-ins with the law on numerous criminal charges in the past.Follow @gorkhapost