Kathmandu, September 21
At the invitation of Li Qiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is paying an official visit to the People’s Republic of China from September 23 to 30. He will fly to China from New York.
Prime Minister Dahal will be accompanied by his daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Narayan Prakash Saud, Minister for Water Supply Mahendra Raya Yadav, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Prakash Jwala, National Security Advisor, Shanker Das Bairagi, vice-chair of the National Planning Commission, Min Bahadur Shrestha and other senior government officials as well as representatives from business community.
Dahal is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hangzhou. He will hold a bilateral meeting with his counterpart Premier Li Qiang, and hold a meeting with Zhao Leji, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress in Beijing.
He will also address the China-Nepal Investment Summit jointly organized by CCPIT, FNCCI and the Nepali Embassy in Beijing.
Dahal will attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou on September 23.
PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal is scheduled to visit Chongqing municipality to observe the agricultural and industrial advancement of China. He will also visit Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China that borders Nepal.
The Prime Minister will arrive in Kathmandu on September 30.