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As a part of the Galchhi-Trishuli-Rasuwagadhi highway, the project aimed to widen the 16 km road from Syaphrubesi to Rasuwagadhi into two lanes at total cost of 4.5 billion Nepali Rupees. A feasibility study of this road project was undertaken in 20198 and implementation started in September 2019. Over 60% of work on road upgradation […]

Nepal and China, in 2019, agreed to develop 50 km road linking Rasuwagadhi and Kathmandu. The first stretch of 32-km long road will link Tokha to Chhahare with a 4.17-km tunnel while the second 19-km stretch will link Mailung with Syaphrubesi in Rasuwa district. The construction has not been started due to delayed feasibility study […]

The Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose project aims to provide throughout the entire year irrigation facility to five drought-prone districts in the southern plains. China Overseas Engineering Co won the contract for the construction of a tunnel for the project. China offered to do it for Rs10.05 billion, about Rs6 billion less than the price quoted […]

The trans-Himalayan economic corridor, as a part of BRI between Nepal and China, was signed in 2018. The corridor involves infrastructure development, building communication networks, railways and cultural exchanges. It included China-Nepal Friendship Industrial Park, cross-border railway connecting Tibet to Kathmandu. Cross-border railway: Preparatory work for railway is underway China-Nepal Friendship Industrial Park: This is […]

Nepal-China cross border railway, during the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF), was listed as a part of trans-himalayan connectivity network. The train project was discussed in two meetings held in Beijing and Kathmandu in 2019. It involves laying 72 kilometers of rail tracks from Kerung in southern Tibet to Kathmandu, entering the country in […]

Nepal Telecom and China Telecom Global has established a connection by laying optical fiber cables between Kerung in China and Rasuwagadi in Nepal, about 50 km (30 miles) north of Kathmandu. Nepal Telecom has laid the fibre to Rasuwagadhi from Kathmandu via Dhading and Rasuwa district. China Telecom, in three and a half years, build […]

Sino-Nepal bilateral cooperation in the area of information technology has been strengthened under the banner of BRI. China Communications Services International Ltd, in 2019, started to lay optical fibers along a highway connecting the eastern and western border of Nepal for Nepal Telecom. The project stretches over 2,376 km along the Mid-Hill Highway, covering 32 […]

The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) and Power Construction Corporation of China (Power China) agreed to construct the 756-762-megawatt Tamor Storage Hydropower project on government-to-government basis. According to joint agreement signed in January 2020, the construction of hydroelectric project will be started within upcoming two years. Last year, IBN has approved estimated investment of US $ […]

Nepal and China joined hands to develop first ever cross-border 400 kv transmission line.  Both countries formed a joint technical team to expedite its construction in government-to-government (G2G) model. However, project is in initial stage with no apparent progress on the preparation of a detailed project report, construction and funding modalities. During Chinese Foreign Minister […]

Initially, a Norwegian firm decided to develop Tamakoshi hydropower project, with an installed capacity of 650 mw, but discontinued due to political tension between Nepal and India. However, in 2019, two Chinese and one Nepali firm have decided to jointly develop the Tamakoshi 3 hydropower project of 200 mw with worth investment of USD 500 […]