Nepalese PM to visit China, attend Boao Forum

Updated: 2016-03-17 19:36


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BEIJING -- Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli will visit China and attend Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference next week at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday.

"The upcoming visit will be the highest-level interaction between China and Nepal since establishment of the new Nepalese government last October," Lu said at a regular press briefing.

Chinese leaders will meet with Oli to exchange views on bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern, said Lu.

Both China and Nepal are currently standing at a crucial stage of development and are facing new opportunities of cooperation, Lu said, adding he hopes the two countries will promote their partnership of comprehensive cooperation to a new height.