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Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism discusses bilateral projects

2021 Aug 16, 20:56, Kathmandu
Nepali and Indian delegations attend the ninth meeting of Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism in Kathmandu, on Monday, August 16, 2021. Photo: MoFA/Twiitter

The ninth meeting of Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism held in Kathmandu today reviewed the progress of the projects being implemented under bilateral economic and development cooperation.

The meeting was held under the co-chairmanship of Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal and Ambassador of India to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra.

During the meeting, discussions were held on the status of implementation of all ongoing projects, including Tarai roads, cross-border railways, Arun-III hydropower project, petroleum products pipelines, Pancheshwar multipurpose project, post-earthquake reconstruction, irrigation, power and transmission lines, construction of Nepal Police Academy, integrated check posts, Ramayana circuit, HICDPs, motorable bridges over Mahakali River, agriculture and cultural heritage, among others.

Both sides underlined the need for the expeditious implementation of the bilateral projects. To this end, they agreed to take necessary measures to timely address problems and obstacles in the course of implementation.

The Nepali delegation included officials of the agencies responsible for the implementation of the respective projects while the Indian delegation included officials of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu and project implementing agencies.

The Mechanism was set up in September 2016 to oversee the implementation of bilateral projects and take necessary steps for their completion in time.

The 10th Meeting of the mechanism will take place on a mutually convenient date.

Tarai roads cross-border railways Arun-III hydropower project Pancheshwar multipurpose project post-earthquake reconstruction Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism Ambassador of India to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal
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