China to Extend Major Financial Support to Nepal

From the Hindustan Times:

Chinese ambassador to Nepal Qiu Guohong recently announced an increase in financial support to Nepal, though the details are still unknown. The announcement precedes a visit to Nepal by Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, who has not yet visited Nepal and will lead a 15-member delegation for a three-day trip. In September, the Chinese announced military support for Nepal. Additionally:

The Chinese government has already connected Nepal with its optical fibre network and has announced to extend its railway network from Lhasa to Kathmandu immediately.

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