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$24.8 million Nepal-India bridge project planned

Staff Writer |
Plans are being drawn up for a new bridge connection that will link Nepal with India.

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The bridge will span the Mechi River and will connect India’s Panitanki Bypass with Nepal’s East-West Highway, WorldHighways reports.

The project has been the subject of discussions between the two countries and is now moving forward following the successful conclusions of talks.

The aim of the project is to boost trade and transport between the two nations.

Construction of the 1.5km bridge link is expected to cost $24.8 million, with a loan from the Asian Development Bank providing the funding necessary.

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