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PM inaugurates S Asia’s 1st cross-border petroleum pipeline with Nepal: 11.9.2019

Points to Remember:

  • PM Narendra Modi and Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the first cross-border petroleum pipeline of South Asia.
  • Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum products pipeline has been completed with a cost of Rs. 350-crore.
  • The over 60 km-long pipeline is the first-ever cross-border petroleum product pipeline in South Asia.
  • Currently, tankers carry petroleum products from India to Nepal as part of an arrangement which is in place since 1973.
  • PM Modi gave the project’s credit to Nepal government and the two countries’ joint efforts.

About Nepal:

  • Nepal, officially Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia.
  • It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Currency: Nepalese rupee
  • Prime minister: KP Sharma Oli
  • President: Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Recently which country inaugurates South Asia’s 1st cross-border petroleum pipeline with Nepal? India
  2. What is the total lenght of Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum products pipeline, which is joint project by India & Nepal? 60 Km
  3. How much cost is incurred to build 60 km-long Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum products pipeline? Rs. 350-crore.

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