From left, Nepal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Rajesh Kazi Shrestha, Ambassador of China to Nepal Yu Hong and foreign secretary Shankar Das Bairagi at the inauguration ceremony of a daylong seminar on 'Strengthening cooperation to promote the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) between Nepal and China' in Kathmandu on Monday. Photo: Republica
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepal-China Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a daylong seminar on 'Strengthening cooperation to promote the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative between Nepal and China' in Kathmandu on Monday. The seminar, which was chaired by Foreign Affairs Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi, also saw the presence of the Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan. During the event, the role of Nepal as a bridge between India and China was discussed, along with the areas where Nepal should focus on to take maximum advantage of the Belt Road Initiative (BRI), according to a statement issued on Monday. Speaking at the program, Chinese Ambassador, Yang Houlan, said that BRI was a common platform for all member nations to flourish.