|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on Prachanda's Appointment as Nepal's New Prime Minister|
Q: Nepal's Parliament on August 3 elected Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda", chairman of the CPN Maoist Center, as the new prime minister. What is your comment?
A: We have noted that Chairman Prachanda has been elected as the new prime minister of Nepal and we congratulate him on that. As a close friend and neighbor, China stands ready to work with Nepal to follow through with the consensus reached between the two sides, expand mutually beneficial cooperation and move forward China-Nepal comprehensive partnership for cooperation featuring generation-to-generation friendship.