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In his message, Li said China and Nepal are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers and standing closely together like passengers in the same boat.

BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Sher Bahadur Deuba on his assuming office as Nepal's prime minister.

In his message, Li said China and Nepal are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers and standing closely together like passengers in the same boat.

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He added that he would like to work with Deuba to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, expand and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields, and continuously lift the two countries' strategic partnership of cooperation, featuring ever-lasting friendship for development and prosperity, to higher levels.

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