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Oli, Modi to Inaugurate Integrated Check Post

The new check post will ease the cargo trade and people’s movement between two countries
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Oli, Modi to Inaugurate Integrated Check Post

Nepali Prime Minster K P Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are all set to inaugurate the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar border today, i.e., January 21, 2020.

The two Prime Ministers will officially open the check post through video conferencing at 11 A.M.

The check post has been built in corporation with India in a bid to ease the cargo trade and movement of people between two countries.

Key Points of ICP:

  • Cost of the project: NPR 140 crores
  • Area used: 260 acres
  • Modern facilities for immigration clearance of foreign passengers and cargo
  • Can handle 500 trucks per day

Integrated Check Post (ICP) Biratnagar is the second ICP on the Nepali border and the first one was built at Raxaul-Birgunj border.

Two Prime Ministers Will Officially Open The Check Post

Apart from this, both the Prime Ministers will talk on the progress of the ‘post-earthquake reconstruction housing project’ in Nepal.

Earlier, Modi Government has agreed upon providing USD 1 billion for the reconstruction of 50,000 houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts of Nepal. So far, 45,000 houses have been rebuilt.

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