His Royal Highness Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Nepal, arrived in Peking by special plane on June 26th.
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Background: His Royal Highness Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Nepal, arrived in Peking by special plane on June 26th. He is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese Premier Chou En-lai.
The Nepalese Crown Prince and his company were warmly welcomed at the airport by Vice-Premier Chen Yi and his wife; Yang Ming-hauan, Vice-Chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee; Chou Chien-jen, President of the China-Nepal Friendship Association and more than three thousand people of all walks of life in the Chinese capital.
The Nepalese Crown Prince is accompanied by H.R.H. Prince Himalaya Shah and his wife H.R.H. Prince Princep Shah, Mr. Surendra Man Joshi, private secretary to the crown prince; Mr. Shardul Shamsher Rana, joint secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Colonel S. Pratap Shah; Mr. Chiran Shumshere Thapa, assistant private secretary to the crown prince, and others.