Nepal Army entrusted to build 14km road section of Khadbari-Kimathanka Highway linking China

Published On: September 12, 2019 07:11 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The government has decided to assign the Nepal Army to construct 14 km road section of the Khadbari-Kimathanka Highway which connects Nepal with northern neighbor China.

A recent cabinet meeting made a decision to this effect, according to Government Spokesperson Gokul Baskota.

The highway becomes the shortest route to connect China, India and Nepal once it is operated.

The 362km-long Biratnagar-Khandbari-Kimathanka road section is approaching the finish line with only 14km of road left to build. Construction of nine bridges and 14 km of road works remain.

Of the total length, construction of the 200km Biratnagar-Khandbari section has already been finished while of the 162km stretch of Khandbari-Kimathanka Highway, 144km road has been built so far.




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