KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwar Pokharel said on Monday that trans-Himalayan connectivity is key to Nepal's development and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Opposition parties have urged the government not to accept offers of loan for the construction of the proposed Kathmandu-Kerung railway. Nepal and China are expected to sign various accords on trade, energy and trans-Himalayan connectivity including one on railways following a meeting between Prime Minister KP Oli and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the second day of his two-day visit on Sunday.