On Sept 7, Premier Li Keqiang met with Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara in Beijing.
The Premier said China is willing to promote high-level exchange and cooperation with Nepal, in order to benefit common development, along with the people of the two countries, and promote regional peace and stability.
He said China would like to take the Belt and Road Initiative as an opportunity to expand trade and investment with Nepal. Efforts will also be made to promote the feasibility research of the China-Nepal free trade pact and the construction of cross-border economic cooperation area, and enhance the cooperation on energy, infrastructure, post-disaster reconstruction and tourism.
China is willing to help Nepal for its social-economic development, the Premier added.
Mahara said Nepal will be persistent with the one-China policy, maintain high-level exchange with China and promote pragmatic cooperation, in order to achieve a win-win partnership.