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Foreign Ministry confirms date for Oli’s China visit – Capital

Jun 13, 2018-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will begin his official visit to China on June 19, Foreign Ministry has confirmed in a statement.

Oli is visiting the northern neighbor on the invitation of Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keiqiang.

The entourage of the Prime Minister will include Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal, Members of Parliament, high-ranking Government officials, representatives of private sector and media persons.

During the visit, Oli is scheduled to hold delegation level bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. He will also meet with senior Chinese leaders. He will address Nepal-China Business Forum and think tanks in Beijing. During the visit, the two countries will also sign some agreements and memorandum of understandings.

The statement said PM will also visit Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region of China, where he will meet with the provincial leaders.

Oli and the delegation will return home on June 24.