Kathmandu . Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Narayan Kaji Shrestha has urged the Chinese Ambassador to take initiative in timely completion of construction projects funded by China in Nepal.
DPM Shrestha made this point during his meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Chen Song, at the Ministry today.
On the occasion, they exchanged congratulations and extended best wishes for their successful tenure in office, said ministry’s secretary Keshab Kumar Sharma who participated in the meeting.
During the meeting, DPM Shrestha also urged the Chinese side to resume the widening of the long-halted Kalanki-Koteshwor road soon by removing obstructions at the project site.
Meanwhile, RSS adds that, The talks also touched on the Chinese promises to move ahead existing projects initiated with the support of the Government of China, provide additional assistances and carry out a study of other new projects, said Sharma.
DPM Shrestha drew the attention of the Ambassador for the Chinese government to provide addition assistance for a repair and expansion of the Araniko Highway, and open the transits.
The matter about upgrading the Muglin-Pokhara and Narayangadh-Butwal roads was also discussed upon.