Nepal, China to sign pact on Tibet-Kathmandu railway line during PM Oli’s visit


Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s upcoming five-day visit to China, his first after re-election, will see the two countries sign a number of agreements including one on energy cooperation and construction of a railway line connecting Kerung in Tibet to capital Kathmandu, a senior NCP leader said on Sunday.
Oli will be in China from June 19 to 24. During his visit, a host of projects under the Belt and Road Initiative as well as China’s plans for an India-Nepal-China economic corridor are expected to be discussed. The visit will further strengthen bilateral ties and promote cooperation between Nepal and China, said Ganesh Shah, member of Communist Party of Nepal (NCP) Standing Committee.
This is the extraordinary story of seven retired Chinese men and women who embark on a 3,100 kilometre cycling journey.Half a dozen MoUs will be signed between Nepal and China during the official visit to China by Prime Minister Oli, he said. Nepal will sign an MoU on constructing a railway line connecting Kerung of Tibet to Kathmandu. A feasibility study will be conducted for the railway line, which is expected to complete within four years. An agreement will be signed for energy cooperation between the two countries, Shah sAn agreement will be made to form a permanent government to government mechanism between Nepal and China to look after different projects being constructed under Chinese assistance.