|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks|
Q: The Constituent Assembly of Nepal recently elected Jhala Nath Khanal as the new Prime Minister of the country. How do you comment?
A: China congratulates Mr. Jhala Nath Khanal on his taking office as Nepal's Prime Minister. Premier Wen Jiabao has sent Prime Minister Khanal a congratulatory message. The Chinese Government attaches great importance to China-Nepal relations and would like to work with Nepal to promote the comprehensive partnership of cooperation featuring ever-lasting friendship.