Kathmandu, Oct 19: Nepal and China have agreed on enhancing coordination for better border security, and curtailing crime and illegal immigration in the days ahead. In bilateral talks held between the visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister, Bamdev Gautam and China’s Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun on October 16 at China’s Ministry of Public Security, the two countries reached an agreement on multiple topics including border management and control of illegal cross-border transaction of contraband drugs.
According to a press release issued by the Home Ministry on Sunday, both sides agreed on creating a communication network between the various officials working at different levels of the two countries’ Home and Public Security Administration. The two countries also reached agreement on enhancing mutual support and work for further management, and for effectiveness of relations.
On the occasion, DPM Gautam highlighted the traditional relations existing between Nepal and China. Underlining Nepal’s policy of continuing a firm stance over not allowing its soil to be used against One China, and against any of its neighbours, Gautam stressed to not let such activities take place in future as well.