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Pakistan PM Abbasi arrives in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU — Pakistani Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, has arrived in Kathmandu for a two-day official visit.

Minister of Finance, Yubaraj Khatiwada welcomeed the Prime Minister at Tribhuvan International Airport.

The visiting PM will receive Guard of Honor at 5:30 PM at Nepal Army Pavillion, Tudikhel. Following the ceremony, PM Abbasi is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today. Abbasi will then attend dinner that will be hosted by PM KP Sharma Oli at Hotel Yak and Yeti.

According to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan, PM Abbasi’s visit comes in line with his country’s pro-active efforts to engage with neighbors.

They would be discussing the mutual well-being between the two countries and other issues of bilateral concern of Nepal and Pakistan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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“Prime Minister will convey felicitations to the Nepalese leadership on the successful conclusion of its democratic process, resulting in the formation of a new government,” a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan stated.

It further added that the “visit will provide an opportunity to further expand and strengthen bilateral relations across all areas of mutual interest including trade, education, tourism, defence and people to people contacts. Ways of invigorating SAARC as an important regional organization will also be discussed.”

The Pakistani PM will pay a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday before returning to Pakistan.

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PM Oli returns home

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KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has returned home on Sunday after completing of a six-day official visit to the People’s Republic of China. PM Oli and his entourage landed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu at 10:15.

Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel, National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Timilsina and Nepal Communist Party leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, among others, received PM Oli at TIA’s VVIP Lounge.

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Oli had left for China on Tuesday (June 19). He paid the official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang.

During his visit, PM Oli held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, among other Chinese leaders, and signed 14 agreements incluidng a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a railway link connecting Tibet with Kathmandu.

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