Kathmandu: The Nepali government expressed high appreciation on Monday towards the Chinese government for helping to conduct free, fair and credible elections.
The government of Nepal expressed this while formally receiving the election related logistics under the assistance of China for holding the local level elections slated for May 14.
The official delivery and acceptance ceremony was held here on Monday with the presence of election commission officials, officials of the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu and media workers.
The delivery and acceptance certificate of China-aided materials were exchanged between Gopi Nath Mainali, Secretary of Nepal Election Commission and the Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong in the presence of Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav.
“The election commission is thankful towards the government of China for its generous support for the smooth and effective management of local level elections,” Yadav said.
This is the first foreign assistance received by the election commission of Nepal for the much-awaited elections, to be held after a hiatus of two decades.