KATHMANDU: The government on Saturday unveiled the itinerary of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s week-long official visit to China.
Oli is leaving for Beijing on Sunday at an invitation from his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang.
Spokesperson at the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tara Prasad Pokharel said the Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa, Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Paudel, Minister for Commerce Deepak Bohara, Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel, PM’s Chief Advisor Bishnu Prasad Rimal, Chief Secretary Somlal Subedi along with some lawmakers and high government officials.
The delegation will return home on March 27.
During the visit, the premier is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Chinese President Xi Jinping, though the MoFA statement does not reveal its exact date.
Attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People and hold bilateral official talks with his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang, and discuss matters of mutual interests and common concerns
With Keqiang, witness the signing ceremony of bilateral agreements and memorandums of understanding to be concluded between Nepal and China.
Attend a luncheon to be hosted by Keqiang in honour of the Prime Minister of Nepal and his delegation.
Meet Yu Zhengsheng, Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Address scholars, academics, business people and students at Renmin University on the theme of ‘Nepal-China Relations in the context of Belt and Road Initiatives’.
Witness the signing ceremony of MoU on Granting Nepal the Status of Dialogue Partner of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
Address the Chinese and Nepali business community at the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT).
Attend a welcome dinner hosted by Mahesh K. Maskey, Nepal’s Ambassador at Embassy of Nepal in Beijing.
Interact with the media people at the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing.
Address the Boao Forum for Asia on the theme “Asia’s New Future: New Dynamics, New Vision” at Boao, Hinnan province of China
Visit Nepal Pavilion at Nanshan Park in Sanya.
Hold meetings with Provincial and Municipal leaders in Xi’an of Shaanxi Province and Chengdu of Sichuan Province and address the business communities in the both places.
Inspect earthquake reconstruction zone and a hydroelectricity project in Sichuan province
Return home from Chengdu.