"The largest global store of frozen water after the polar regions” serves water to nearly two billion people, yet changes in climate mean it too has been affected, as are the countries that are dependent on it.
There were a total of 22 people - 16 Nepalis, four Indians and two Germans – on the twin-prop aircraft which crashed on Sunday morning.
Nepal's army locates the crash site of Tara Air plane that went missing, officials say, but gave no details on its passengers.
Poor weather hampers a search operation for at least 22 people who are missing after a domestic flight bound for Jomsom from Pokhara lost contact soon after takeoff.
Nepal has issued 317 permits to foreign mountaineers for this year's Everest spring climbing season, which runs from mid-April to the end of May.
The body of 55-year-old Pavel Kostrikin, who died on Saturday after falling ill, will be brought to Kathmandu when the current cloudy weather conditions improve.
The two neighbours also finalised agreements on the supply of petroleum products and released a joint vision statement on power sector cooperation.
Foreign Minister Wang will meet his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar at the end of the week as part of his four-nation tour, which includes Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
This tiny Himalayan nation is caught in the middle of a geopolitical tug-of-war.
The South Col glacier is around 7,900 metres (26,000 feet) above sea level and a kilometre below the peak of the world's highest mountain.
Documenting some of the infamous parliamentary brawls over the last decade.
Authorities are still trying to ascertain the number of displaced and the full extent of damage in the wake of this week's heavy rains, floods and landslides in the Himalayan nation.
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