Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony held by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony held by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony held by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping promises to step up Chinese support for Nepal as two-day visit concludes

  • China’s president says Beijing will seek to boost economic cooperation and look into the construction of a cross-border rail link
  • Nepal has traditionally been closely aligned with India but visit comes as China seeks to expand its influence in South Asia

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony held by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony held by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony held by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo: Xinhua
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