Nepal and China have entered into an era of deeper and more meaningful relations
The dawn of multidimensional ties between the two countries can be traced back to prehistoric era when great personalities of both the countries contributed to nurturing culture and civilizations of each other. No doubt, the ties between Nepal and China have successfully withstood the test of time. History is replete with many great instances and events that clearly signify that the two neighboring countries have been long been enjoying excellent relations at both official and people's level.
The principal of Panchaseel is the bedrock upon which the edifice of the Nepal-China relation is built upon. And, the two countries have been taking forward their mutual ties with a great degree of wisdom and compassion by upholding each other's sovereignty and territorial integrity in high regard. Nepal is firmly committed when it comes to paying salute to the territorial integrity of China by complying with the 'One China Policy" Specially during the last 36 years since the introduction of reforms and opening up, China has made miraculous progress in economic growth and modernization and development, which has been a new model of development for the entire world. China's development model can be a lesson for the world because this is a participatory and people-focused approach in which the real beneficiaries are the people mostly living in the lower strata of the society.
What is truly remarkable is that China, as a soft power, has always been trying to assist Nepal in various ways so that it can be politically stable and strong and economically self-reliant and prosperous.
If we look at the history of Nepal-China relations, great personalities from both the countries have contributed immensely to promoting bilateral friendship and cooperation. There are several important threads that have bound us together and closer, of which, Buddhism and Buddhist culture are the key ones. There used to be exchanges of visits between scholars, artists and religious and cultu
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