Xi visit strengthens bilateral relations: Deuba

Kathmandu, October 13

President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has said that the visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping would further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

During a meeting held with the Chinese President on Saturday evening, the former prime minister said that the visit would take relations between the two countries to a new height and expressed his confidence that both the countries would benefit from trade, energy, infrastructure, and other sectors.

He also noted that the NC and the Communist Party of China had enjoyed long-held relations, while recalling the visit by Chinese President Jiang Zemin during his first premiership, according to NC co-general secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat.