Bharatpur Metropolitan City and PRC's Chongqing city establish sister city ties


Chitwan, May 22: The Bharatpur Metropolitan City of Chitwan, Nepal and Chongqing city of the People's Republic of China have established sister city relations.     

The sister city ties have been forged during the International Friendship Cities Cooperation Conference organized by Chongqing Municipal Government in Chongqing city today.     

Bharatpur Metropolitan City mayor Renu Dahal and Chongqing Municipal Government mayor Hu Henghua signed on the agreement related to this on the occasion.     

The mayors and deputy mayors of various cities from 47 countries were present in the Conference. Chongqing city has established sister-city relations with several other cities of the world on the occasion.     

Bharatpur metropolis' expert advisor Suresh Chandra Adhikari, who attended the conference, said the mayors of Bharatpur city and Chongqing have agreed to take the bilateral relations between Nepal and PRC to a new height through this agreement. The two mayors also discussed on establishing people-to-people ties between their two cities and extending cooperation for each others' development.     

At the event, Mayor Dahal gave a short introduction of the Bharatpur Metropolis and urged the Chongqing mayor and the industrialists there to invest in Bharatpur's development and construction of big infrastructure projects.     

She also invited Chongqing's mayor to visit Bharatpur. Bharatpur metropolis is observing 2024 as the 'Visit Bharatpur Year'.     

Bharatpur metropolis deputy mayor Chitrasen Adhikari and deputy director Jagannath Aryal, among other officials were also present on the occasion. (RSS)

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