Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 16 February 2018) – Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has congratulated Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on the latter’s assumption of the office of the Prime Minister of Nepal.
In a message on Thursday, Chinese Prime Minister Li said that Nepal-China relations would be further strengthened during Oli’s tenure, and that both the countries would work jointly in the areas of bilateral interests.
In the message, the Chinese PM has promised to extend support in different areas of bilateral interests under the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.
Similary, Pakistan has also congratulated KP Sharma Oli for being appointed as Prime Minister of Nepal. Issuing a press statement on Friday, Mohammad Faisal, official Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan congratulated Prime Minister Oli.
”Pakistan congratulates Nepal on the formation of new government led by Mr KP Sharma Oli after the successful conduct of elections, under Nepal’s federal constitution promulgated in 2015 ” he said in the statement.
He also said that Pakistan is confident that this would usher an era of accelerated economic development and prosperity .”Pakistan looks forward to working closely with Nepal’s new leadership to further strengthen the existing friendly relations between the two countries” read the statement.