At the close of the Katmandu talks on the Sino-Nepalese border dispute, Oct 26, substantial agreement was reached after a series of eleven meetings.
GV Members of both delegations sit around conference table
SV Nepalese delegates
Chinese leader, Chang Shi-Chien seated, talking
CU Nepalese delegation
PAN..of delegation, Chinese leader with girl interpreter
SV Major General Padma Bahadur Khetri gets up and shakes hand with Chinese leader
SV Both leaders leaving building PAN to delegates following
SV Both leaders with girl interpreter
CU Of Nepalese leader, Khetri
SV Chinese leader shakes hands with Nepalese leader
CU Chinese leader into car
CU Car leaving
SV Khetri waves
LV Car away
SV INT..Major General Khetri and Nepalese Koirala speaking
CU Of Koirala PAN to Khetri
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Background: At the close of the Katmandu talks on the Sino-Nepalese border dispute, Oct 26, substantial agreement was reached after a series of eleven meetings. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Chang Shi-Chieh who led his country's delegation and Nepal's Major-General Padma Bahadur Khetri will issue a joint statement, Oct 29, reporting the results of the discussions.
As a result of the Katmandu talks both countries will send field teams into the border area and peg out a provisional boundary. When the field teams have completed this work another meeting will take place in Peking.
In April Nepal's Premier Koirala went to Peking where after a meeting with Chou En Lai it was decided to use the traditional boundaries between the two countries as a basis of agreement. As a result of the Katmandu talks the agreement between Nepal and China has been carried on stage further.