Beijing, Apr 13 (PTI) Nepal’s new Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali will visit China from April 17 to 21, the Chinese foreign ministry said today.

Gyawali would be visiting Beijing at the invitation of China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a brief announcement.

Gyawali’s visit will be the first after the election of the new Nepal government headed by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, who is widely regarded as a pro-China leader.

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