Bajhang-Tibet road to be constructed within 3-year: Minister Balayar

DHANGADHI: The Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar has said that the road connectivity between Bajhang-Tibet would be completed within next three years.

Addressing a press meet organised by the Press Unique Kailali, Minister Balayar said the tender has already been announced for the same. "It would be the shortest route to connect Nepal with Tibet," Minister added.

He also informed that the Chainpur in Bajhang to Dhuli Taklakot road stretch tender had already been announced. The road would have total length of 350km from Dhangadhi to Tibet.

Nepali Congress leader Balayar also said that 3km long tunnel would be constructed to ease vehicular movement during snowy season in the region.

He also clarified that the Bajhang Chainpur Project Office have also been established for developing the project.

"After the completion of the project, this road would act as a transit point between the province number 7 with the neighbouring Tibet," Minister shared.

Meanwhile, Minister Balayar also informed that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will inaugurate the four lane road over Mahakali bridge tomorrow.

"After the operation of the four lane bridge, it would be the biggest custom point of the nation," Minister claimed.

He also said that the Custom Point in Gauriphanta in Dhangadi would be upgraded as PM had signed an agreement with India for the same cause.

He also said that the land acquisition for the Dhangadhi Airport is also being initiated and in near future it would be developed into an international airport.