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Consignments enter Nepal via Rasuwagadhi

2022 Sep 18, 12:34, Rasuwagadhi

Following the recent high-level visit of the Chinese officials to Nepal, the shipments from China began entering Nepal via the Rasuwagadhi border point.

China had earlier closed the border point, reasoning spread of coronavirus infection in the Keyrong region. With the resumption of imports, people's movement gained pace.

In the three days, 56 Chinese containers entered Rasuwagadhi, Nepal, according to border security. Twenty-one Chinese containers entered Nepal every day in the last three days. It has resulted in higher mobility of vehicles and short-term jobs for more number of people.

In the past, Chinese customs sent only 14 containers a day.

The police informed that among the goods being imported by Nepali businesspersons in the wake of the coming Dashain festival, two containers have walnut, and 46 have readymade garments. Similarly, seven containers brought the construction materials for hydropower projects being built in Nepal, the customs employees said.

Chief District Officer Nabaraj Jaishi said all containers have been sent to Kathmandu via Syafru, Mailung as the Pasang Lhamu Highway was obstructed.

Businessperson Dharma Poudel said they thanked Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka for facilitating the import of stuck consignments via the diplomatic channel in view of traders' plight in the face of the Dashain festival.  


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