Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang’s Regular Press Conference on February 12, 2018
Q: According to reports, the Election Commission of Nepal recently announced the results of elections concerning the National Assembly and the House of Representatives, and the left-wing alliance of the Nepal Communist Party (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) has secured a majority in both the lower and upper houses of parliament. The mainstream media in Nepal have spoken positively of the election, saying that a peaceful election is now completed, which marks the removal of the main legal obstacles to forming a new government. What’s your comment on that?
A: China congratulates Nepal on its successful parliamentary elections at all levels. We respect the Nepali people’s choice and sincerely hope that various parties of Nepal will continue to work together with solidarity and advance smoothly the formation of a new government so as to realize political stability and economic development of the country.