Fri, 21 Feb 2020

New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli will on Tuesday jointly inaugurate the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar, built with Indian assistance to facilitate trade and people's movement.

The Prime Minister's Office here had on Monday said that the two Prime Ministers will jointly inaugurate the Integrated Check-Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar border between the two countries on Tuesday.

The check post has been built with India's assistance in a bid to facilitate trade and people's movement between two countries, PMO India had said in a tweet.

This is the second ICP on the Nepal border. The first was built at the Raxaul-Birgunj border in 2018.

Both Prime Ministers will also witness the remarkable progress in Indian government-assisted post-earthquake housing reconstruction projects in Nepal.

The Indian government had committed to building as many as 50,000 houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts, of which 45,000 have already been built. (ANI)

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