Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to virtually inaugurate the Nepal-India cross-border petroleum pipeline on September 10 through video conference.
As per the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), the formal inauguration will be marked by pressing a switch button by the executive heads of both countries through a live video conference connected in between the Prime Minister’s Office in Singha Durbar, Office of the Indian Prime Minister, Amlekhgunj-based oil depot of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and Motihari-based depot of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).
According to MoICS officials, executive heads of both countries are scheduled to press the switch that opens the valve of the petroleum pipeline exactly at 12.15pm on September 10 amid the presence of high-level government dignitaries of both countries at the conference. Read more
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