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Previous Nepal-China pacts will be implemented, Dahal tells China

Updated: Jul 29, 2016 15:59 IST      
Previous Nepal-China pacts will be implemented, Dahal tells China
Kathmandu, July 29 (ANI): Poised to be the next Prime Minister of Nepal, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal met Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Wu Chuntai to assure him of implementation of pacts signed between the two countries by the previous government.

During the meeting held at Dahal's residence on Friday, Dahal said a new government would be formed in the next few days and expressed his commitment to implement the pacts signed with China by the previous K. P. Sharma Oli-led government, reports Kathmandu Post.

Dahal added that the agreements signed between Nepal and China by the current government was the result of the initiatives taken by the past government under his leadership.

He said that the soon-to-be-formed government would prioritise the implementation of the new Constitution, reconstruction, and development projects.

On his part, Chuntai said the change in government leadership is Nepal's internal matters and expressed his commitment that China would extend its full cooperation to the new government. (ANI)

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