The Rising Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 12: Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the feasibility study of cross-border railway between the two countries would be conducted.
Delivering a keynote speech during dinner reception hosted by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Hotel Crown Plaza Soltee, President Xi said that China would help Nepal realise its dream to become a land-linked country.
On the occasion, Xi stated that the cordial relations between Nepal and China were centuries-old.
Earlier, President Bhandari had received Xi at Tribhuvan International Airport.
Similarly, Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, deputy prime ministers and cabinet ministers had welcomed President Xi at the airport and his delegation.
The Chinese president has arrived here wrapping up his two-day informal talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in Chennai, the southern city of India.
President Xi will hold bilateral meeting with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday morning when signing of the bilateral agreements will take place.
The visiting President will meet Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.
He is scheduled to return home on Sunday afternoon.