Chinese delegation calls on Nepalese President

| Updated: Dec 19, 2016 13:23 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Dec. 19 (ANI): A visiting Chinese Communist Party delegation led by Liu Qibao, Senior Chinese Communist Party leader and head of the party's propaganda department, called on Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari here on Sunday. A press statement issued by the President's Office said both sides stressed on developing bilateral ties to a more harmonious and stronger level. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong was also present on the occasion, reports the Himalayan Times. Nepali officials are viewing Liu's visit as a significant one, as he is one of the influential leaders in the CPC. It is also being speculated that during Liu's three-day long visit that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's possible visit to China and the possibility of Chinese President Xi's visit to Nepal will be firmed up.(ANI)