Nepal | August 10, 2020

Nepal and China conclude historic border talks

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
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HUMLA: Nepal and China on Sunday concluded talks on the order issues in Simikot of remote Humla district.

In the talks, discussions were held on 11 topics including checking the cross-border illegal activities, problems related to grazing land, easing the pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar–the holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists, attracting the investors from the Puran County of China to invest in Humla and extension of electricity lines from China to Hilsa of the district.

Humla’s Chief District Officer Krishna Ghimire, who led the Nepali team in the talks, told RSS that the Chinese side was positive on all these issues.

The five-member Chinese team was led by Gao Bogao, Secretary of the Puran County. The Chinese team arrived in Humla for the talks today itself.

The talks which could not take place for three years has been held for the first time in Nepal. Before this, the talks on border issues had been taking place only in China.


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