‘Implementation Of India-funded Projects In Nepal Satisfactory’

Kathmandu, August 18: The 8th meeting of Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism held in Kathmandu through Video Conferencing on Monday under the co-chairmanship of Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Ambassador of India to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the meeting made a thorough review of the implementation of the projects under bilateral cooperation.

During the meeting, discussions were held on the status of implementation of the on-going projects under Nepal-India bilateral cooperation covering the Terai roads, cross-border railways, Arun-III hydropower project, petroleum products pipelines, Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, post-earthquake reconstruction, irrigation, power and transmission lines, construction of Nepal Police Academy, integrated check posts, Ramayana Circuit, HICDPs, motorable bridges over the Mahakali River, agriculture and cultural heritage, among others.

Both sides underlined the need for the expeditious implementation of the bilateral projects, read a press statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The two sides have agreed to undertake necessary measures to timely address the problems and obstacles in the course of implementation of the projects.

The Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism was set up after the State Visit to India by the Prime Minister of Nepal in September 2016 to oversee the implementation of bilateral projects and take necessary steps for their completion in time.
The Ninth Meeting of the Mechanism will take place on a mutually convenient date.

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