Tibet is integral part of China , I am firm on one China policy : Deuba

Published On: November 9, 2016 || 2073 कार्तिक 24 बुधबार , at 5:15 PM

Kathmandu-Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said Nepal and his party are firm on the ‘one-China’ policy.

The former Prime Minister who returned home today after attending a programme of the India Foundation held in Goa, India, said, “Tibet is the integral part of China and I, too, individually am firm on one China policy.”


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He said this while talking to media persons upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport from New Delhi. During his India visit, he held high- level meetings with Indian leaders in New Delhi.

Expressing his displeasure at some of the Nepali media for what he said their disseminating false reports regarding his statements at the Goa event, he said he had no such meeting with any person against the one-China policy, contrary to the media reports.

He briefed the media his meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi focused on further consolidating the bilateral ties and on Nepal’s ongoing post- earthquake rebuilding efforts. He said he found that Modi has a high-level of goodwill towards Nepal.

On the occasion, the Indian Prime Minister suggested Nepal for involving ex-Gurkhas who as described by him are honest and responsible towards works in the reconstruction efforts.

He apprised Prime Minister Modi that Nepal is making efforts to forge a political consensus so as to make the constitution that is in the enforcement process all-acceptable. He also pledged to accelerate the constitution amendment process by taking the main opposition CPN (UML) into confidence.

Ministers from the party — Bal Krishna Khand, Prakash Sharan Mahat, Shankar Bhandari, party lawmakers and cadres — were at TIA to receive the party President. RSS