Kathmandu, 16 September : Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun is scheduled to attend the 17th Western China International Fair to be organized at Chengdu, Sichuan in China.
Pun is leaving Kathmandu for China on September 19 for the purpose. The fair will kick off on September 20 and come to an end on September 24. Western China International Fair is an important investment promotion, trade cooperation and diplomatic service platform for China in the western region for realizing western cooperation, east-west cooperation and Sino-foreign cooperation in the western region.
It focuses on the China Western Development, and adheres to highlighting western characteristics, internationalization, economic and trade achievements, and investment promotion.
Vice President Pun is attending the event at the invitation of Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan Province Peng Qinghua and People's Republic of China, Sichuan province governor Yin Li.
According to Vice President Pun's press coordinator Manoj Gharti, VP Pun is scheduled to address the fair at Chengdu on September 20 and will also deliver his speech at a digital forum on September 21.
It is stated that the Vice President will call on high level government officials and CPC high ranking leaders and will also observe the developmental projects there during his stay. Vice President Pun will return home on September 24.