Nepal, China to set up an inspection station near Tibet border

Last Updated: Friday, September 11, 2009 - 14:19

Kathmandu: Nepal and China have decided to set up an inspection station near Tibet border and to carry out a survey of the proposed ring-road project to improve the traffic situation in Kathmandu Valley.
Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala, who is currently on a five day official visit to China, signed the MoUs to this effect along with her Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi in Beijing yesterday, according to a statement issued by Foreign Ministry here.

They signed three MoU`s relating to providing vehicles and equipments for garbage collection to Kathmandu Metropolitan Corporation, setting up inspection station at the Tatopani area near Tibet border and a survey of the proposed project to improve the Kathmandu Valley ring road.

Under the establishment of Tatopani Border Inspection Centre a building, parking area and other infrastructure facilities will be built.

Koirala also requested Beijing to give customs free access to 497 items to China for reducing trade deficit, to which Jiechi responded positively. The matter wound be dealt during the next meeting of integrated technical and economic committee, she was told.

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First Published: Friday, September 11, 2009 - 14:19

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