Kathmandu, April 19:
People’s Republic of China has welcomed the recent development in army integration terming it an ‘important achievement in Nepal’s peace process.’
"As a close neighbour, China sincerely hopes that major political parties in Nepal will continue to pursue political consensus through dialogues and negotiations to complete its peace and constitution-drafting processes at early date so as to realize political stability and economic development, a statement issued on Wednesday by the Chinese embassy read.
China attaches great importance to developing the friendly cooperative relationship with Nepal, and firmly supports the efforts made by the Nepalese side in upholding its independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, and in achieving peace, stability and prosperity, read the statement.
China has in the press release assured of continuity of assistance within its capacity to the economic and social development of Nepal.