India hands over 13 road projects to Nepal

KATHMANDU: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Basanta Kumar Nembang and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra jointly dedicated to the people of Nepal the Terai Roads built with the Government of India grant assistance.

Wednesday’s joint dedication of 13 of 14 Terai Roads packages to the people of Nepal by Ambassador of India to Nepal and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport of Nepal, the India and Nepal bilateral relationship has seen another milestone in the development cooperation between the two countries.

Under a Memorandum of Understanding between India and Nepal regarding the strengthening of road infrastructure in the Terai region of Nepal, the Government of Nepal identified ten priority roads to be built under Government of India funding of NR 800 cr.

These Terai roads are also called as Hulaki Raj Marg and connect major towns located on the East-West highway with the India-Nepal border. These ten roads are located in seven border districts of Province 1, 2 and 5 of Nepal and provide a smooth travel experience to people of over 284 wards, 149 villages, 18 gaunpalikas, 18 Nagar Palikas and 1 sub-metropolitan city.


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Thursday April 1, 2021, 09:29:46 AM |

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