- Wei’s visit to Kathmandu was announced by the Nepalese foreign ministry on Saturday
- Nepal Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa was at hand to welcome Wei as he arrived on a day long visit
Two days after Indian foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla concluded a trip to Nepal seen as one to stabilize ties after a bitter border row, China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe landed in Kathmandu to meet Nepal’s top leadership and bolster military cooperation.
Wei’s visit to Kathmandu was announced by the Nepalese foreign ministry on Saturday.
Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa was at hand to welcome Wei as he arrived on a day long visit, PTI quoting state-run Nepal Television said. The Chinese Defence Minister, who also holds the rank of State Councillor, told reporters that his visit was aimed at implementing bilateral agreements reached between the two governments in the past. This is the highest-level visit from China after President Xi Jinping’s two-day state visit in October last year.
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