Chinese President Xi Jinping mentioned Saturday that he attaches nice significance to the event of China-Nepal relations and is prepared to work along with his Nepali counterpart, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, to push for continued development of the bilateral relationship.
In an alternate of congratulatory messages with Bhandari on the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the 2 nations, Xi additionally mentioned he is able to work with Bhandari to carry higher advantages to the 2 peoples and make optimistic contributions to regional stability and growth.
He identified that the friendship between China and Nepal has a protracted historical past and remained ever new over time, saying that because the institution of diplomatic relations 65 years in the past, the 2 nations have all the time revered one another, handled one another as equals, enhanced political mutual belief and deepened mutually helpful cooperation.
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Noting that he and Bhandari exchanged visits final yr and elevated the bilateral relationship to a strategic partnership of cooperation that includes ever-lasting friendship for growth and prosperity, Xi mentioned the 2 sides have sticked collectively via thick and skinny and stood shoulder to shoulder within the struggle in opposition to the COVID-19 outbreak, and have written a new chapter of friendship between China and Nepal.
In her congratulatory message, Bhandari mentioned that the Nepal-China friendship has a protracted historical past and a stable basis.
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The Chinese President mentioned that he attaches nice significance to the event of China-Nepal relations and is prepared to work along with his Nepali counterpart Bhandari to push for the continued development of the bilateral relationship.
Since the institution of diplomatic ties, bilateral relations have developed and deepened considerably, she mentioned, including that Nepal welcomes the China-proposed imaginative and prescient of constructing a neighborhood with a shared future for mankind and actively participates within the cooperation on the co-building of the Belt and Road.
Expressing Nepal’s appreciation of China’s efficient measures to include the COVID-19 epidemic and a honest gratitude for China’s invaluable assist to Nepal in its epidemic battle, Bhandari mentioned Nepal is able to work with China to totally implement the broad consensus reached by the 2 heads of state in order to profit the 2 nations and peoples.
On the identical day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli additionally exchanged congratulatory messages.
Li mentioned in his message that since this yr, China and Nepal have joined fingers to struggle the COVID-19 epidemic, and additional enhanced their mutual belief and friendship.
China is prepared to work with Nepal to strengthen all-round cooperation in varied fields and high-quality joint development of the Belt and Road, and consistently elevate bilateral relations to new ranges.
Oli, in his congratulatory message, mentioned that because the institution of diplomatic ties, bilateral relations have seen a sustained, steady and sound growth.
Nepal appreciates China’s assist for its struggle in opposition to COVID-19, and appears ahead to working intently with China to appreciate financial restoration and push for higher growth of bilateral relations, he mentioned.