Chinese Defense Minister Assures Resumption of Suspended Military Assistance

Photo Courtesy: Nepali Army

Kathmandu: Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Defense, General Wei Fenghe, who is on a visit to Nepal, has said that military assistance programs will be launched as soon as possible.

During a meeting between the delegation including Defense Minister Fenghe and the Nepal Army at Jangi Adda on Sunday, he assured to start bilateral cooperation programs including high-level visit as soon as possible, according to the Nepal Army Public Relations and Information Directorate.

According to the Army, the talks focused on regularizing the training and exchange of students affected by the Kovid 19 epidemic and the progress made in obtaining military assistance agreed upon in the past. Chinese Defense Minister Fenghe also expressed his commitment to assist the Nepal Army in its response to the Covid-19 epidemic.

On Sunday, the Nepal Army presented a guard of honor in honor of Defense Minister Fenghe at the battlefield. He had inspected the base and met with Chief of Army Staff Purnachandra Thapa.

After the meeting, a short audio-visual material on the history and current role of the Nepal Army was presented to the delegation including Chinese Defense Minister Fenghe. After that, discussions were held between the Chinese delegation and the Nepal Army, according to the Nepal Army.