Nepal lauds India’s support in development of Cross Border Rail Links


Nepal has appreciated Government of India’s support in the development of India-Nepal Cross Border Rail Links. 

Both sides have agreed to put concerted efforts to complete Jayanagar to Janakpur-Kurtha and Jogbani to Biratnagar Customs Yard railway lines by October this year. 

They have also agreed to take forward work in the remaining stretches of Kurtha-Bijalpura-Bardibas and Biratnagar Customs Yard-Biratnagar sections on priority.  

The decision was taken during the 6th  meeting of Project Steering Committee (PSC) on India-Nepal Cross Border Rail Link Projects held in Kathmandu today.

The meeting also stressed upon early finalization of the MoU for Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Survey of Raxaul-Kathmandu rail line. 

The Governments of India and Nepal are committed to strengthen cross-border infrastructure to enhance connectivity between the two countries and to promote trade, commerce and economic cooperation through smooth movement of people, goods and services.


Source : DD


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