Indian minister Pradhan to review progress of Nepal petro pipeline
Union Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting Nepal in the last week of September, an official of the Indian Embassy informed ANI.
“Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting Nepal in the last week of this month (September) to observe the progress made over the Raxaul-Amlekhganj petroleum pipeline,” a high-level official inside from the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said on the condition of anonymity.
The pipeline spans across over 69 kilometres, covering 32.7 kilometres of the Indian territory and 36.2 kilometres of the Nepal territory. The pipe being laid has the capacity of supplying 200,000 litres of fuel on an hourly basis, with a fuel pumping facility in Motihari.
Published on thehansindia.com on 22 September 2018
Published on Lokantar on 24 September 2018