Two inter-country transmission lines inaugurated; additional 100 MW to be imported

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi has jointly inaugurated Raksaul-Parwanipur and Kusha-Kataiya inter-country transmission lines.

The two important inter-country transmission lines were inaugurated at the Hyderabad House in the Indian capital city, New Delhi, today.

With this, additional 100-MW electricity would be supplied to Nepal from coming winter season which would help address growing demand of electricity in the country.

Earlier, during the India visit of then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the 400-KV Dhalkebar-Mujafarfur inter-country transmission line was inaugurated.

According to Executive Director of Nepal Electricity Authority Kul Man Ghising, the two transmission lines, which were inaugurated today, were constructed in January last year.

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the inter-country transmission lines have been jointly inaugurated today to address the demand of power in Nepal.