KATHMANDU, April 12 (Xinhua) — Nepali edition of the book “My Father Deng Xiaoping: The War Years”, was released amid a function organized by China Study Center here in Kathmandu on Sunday.
The biography of Chinese late leader Deng Xiaoping authored by his youngest daughter Deng Rong was released by Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Chandra Prakash Mainali and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Wu Chuntai.
While unveiling the book, Deputy Prime Minister Mainali said that the book is very much useful for those Nepali readers who are keen to know about the late Chinese leader Deng and his key role in formation of new China.
“It is a great matter of pleasure for the Nepali readers to get a new book about Chinese leader Deng Xioping in their native language. This book will be extremely relevant to know about the economic reforms and economic policy taken up by leader Deng during his time in China as China is becoming the world’s largest economy in near future,” Deputy Prime Minister said on the occasion.
Talking about the China-Nepal relationship, the Deputy Prime Minister mentioned that Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli’s recent visit to China has boosted the bilateral ties to a new height.
“The relationship between China and Nepal has turned to a strategic partnership from the Comprehensive Partnership thanks to the prime minister for making such a landmark visit to China,” he said.
Mainali said that the Transit Transport Agreement signed between China and Nepal during the prime minister’s visit to Beijing is landmark for Nepal as it gives access to Nepal to conduct trade and commerce with third countries via Chinese sea ports.
On the occasion, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Wu Chuntai said that the book is very much important for the Nepali readers to know the history of new China.
While talking about the recent visit of the Nepali prime minister to China, the ambassador said that the visit boosted the historical and friendly relationship between the two countries.
The ambassador emphasised on the implementation of major bilateral agreements signed between China and Nepal during Prime Minister Oli’s visit.
Nepal’s Former Ambassador to United Nations Shambhuram Simkhada was of the view that the book will be interesting for the Nepali readers as it talks about the great Chinese leader Deng’s contribution in creation of new China.
The former ambassador said that Nepal and China should work closely for implementation of 10 major bilateral deals signed in Beijing last month during Prime Minister Oli’s visit.
While delivering the speech, General Secretary of the China Study Center Upendra Gautam highlighted that the book was released in view of giving more information to the Nepali native readers regarding the history of new China.