Chinese Speaker Li visiting Nepal from 12 to 15


Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 4 September 2022) – Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, Li Zhanshu, is scheduled to visit Nepal at the invitation of Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota from September 12 to 15.

Speaker Sapkota and Chairman Li will hold delegation-level bilateral talks on September 12. The Speaker will host a banquet in honour of Mr. Li and the members of his delegation in the same evening, according to a press release issued by the Foreign Affairs on Sunday.

During his stay in Nepal, Mr Li will pay courtesy calls on President Bidya Devi Bhandari on September 14, and on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on September 13. On the same day, he will meet with Chairman of the National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, while Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka will pay a courtesy call on Mr Li Zhanshu.

Former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN-UML, K P Sharma Oli; and former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre), Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, will also hold separate meetings with the visiting Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, Li Zhanshu, on September 13.