CPN (UML) Sindhupalchok asked for full operation of Tatopani transit

Photo: FB (Sher Bahadur Tamang)

The CPN (UML) Sindhupalchok has submitted memorandum to Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel Friday to bring the Tatopani transit back into full operation.

Tatopani, Sindhupalchok bordering northern neighbour China has been closed many times since the 2015 earthquake.

Under the leadership of UML Standing Committee member Sher Bahadur Tamang politburo member Arun Nepal, UML central member Saresh Nepal, District President Kamal Nepal and others reached the Ministry and requested Finance Minister Poudel to create an environment of dialogue, understanding and trust with the Chinese government to make the Tatopani crossing reliable and operational.

The delegation also demanded budget to reconstruct the road and bridge of the Jure-Kodari section of Araniko highway.

The Finance Minister took the request positively and pledged to take the initiative to bring the Tatopani transit back into full operation, said standing committee member Tamang.