Nepal | October 21, 2019

6 fuel tankers, 2 LPG bullets enter Nepal from Sunauli; dozens on their way

Shreeram Sigdel
Motorists wait in a queue to fill petrol for their vehicle at a petrol station in Kathmandu, Nepal September 28, 2015. Photo: Reuters

Motorists wait in a queue to fill petrol for their vehicle at a petrol station in Kathmandu, Nepal September 28, 2015. Photo: Reuters

NAWALPARASI: Cargo vehicles including petrol tankers and LPG bullets began entering Nepal from India via Bhairahawa customs points on Wednesday.

Lavanya Dhakal, Chief of Bhairahawa Customs Office, said as many as six tankers of diesel and petrol and two bullets of LPG entered Nepal by around 3:30 pm today.

“As many as 37 tankers and 27 gas bullets among 1,200 vehicles have been awaiting customs clearance on the Indian side,” the official told THT Online from Bhairahawa.

Dhakal was hopeful that the supply now will continue as he held talks with Indian customs officials just today and they were positive about resuming the supply.

In one hour on Wednesday afternoon, as many as 60 vehicles entered Nepal, Dhakal informed.

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Fuel tankers, LPG bullets enter Nepal from India’s Sunauli entry point

RASTRIYA SAMACHAR SAMITI

SIDDHARTHANAGAR: Three petrol tankers and one LPG bullet entered Nepal from India via Bhairahawa customs point on Wednesday.

According to the chief at Bhairahawa Customs Office, Lawanya Dhakal, the Indian customs has agreed to release 12 fuel tankers and four LPG bullets today.

The chiefs of Nepali and Indian customs offices had held a meeting at Sunauli to make the agreement.


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