China’s Concern In Nepal’s Presidential Election; Ambassador Song Meets PM Dahal

Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Chen Song has met Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’. Ambassador Song reached the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar on Wednesday this morning and met with PM Dahal.

According to a Baluwatar source, the two discussed the presidential election, which is being held on March 9.

With the date of the presidential election approaching nearer, the meeting between Prime Minister Dahal and the Chinese Ambassador is seen as meaningful.

Chinese Ambassador Song has intensified political meetings lately at a time when Nepal’s political leaders are endeavoring to forge consensus on a common candidate for the post of the country’s President. He also met UML Chair KP Sharma Oli on Friday.

China has been struggling for unity and government among leftist parties in Nepal. It has also increased its activity by showing interest in the current controversy in the election of the president.

China, which tried to form an alliance between the communist parties in the last election but failed, has recently been excited after the formation of a government under the leadership of the CPN-Maoist Centre.

China, India, America and the European Union have been showing interest in the presidential election of Nepal.

The Election Commission is holding the election for the post of President on March 9.


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