Nepal | August 24, 2019

Transit points with India to shut for 3 days in far-western districts

Rastriya Samachar Samiti

BAITADI: All the transit points of far-western districts including Baitadi on the Nepal-India border will remain shut for three days in view of the parliamentary elections in India scheduled for April 11, said the District Administration Office.

In this regard, a Nepal-India border security meeting in Pithoragarh of India decided to close all transits connecting Nepal to Uttarakhand State of India from April 9 to 11, said Chief District Officer Aananda Poudel.

The meeting also discussed how to help conclude the elections in a peaceful and fair manner; controlling trafficking of humans, wildlife, illegal currency and illegal drugs along the border; exchange of information regarding border security; and joint patrolling by security personnel along the border.

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