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Indo-Nepal petro pipeline work near completion


Indo-Nepal petro pipeline work near completion

Birgunj (Nepal) Apr 11 (ANI): The pipe-laying work of the Indo-Nepal trans-border pipeline project is near completion with about 90 percent work completed and test supply expected to be done by mid May. The 70-kilomtere-long pipeline stretches from Amlekhganj in Nepal to Motihari in India.

Only about 8 Kilometers pipeline inside the Parsa National Park lies incomplete on which the work is being done on a swift pace after getting go-ahead from the forest department. The first petroleum pipeline in Parsa is jointly constructed by Indian and Nepali government.

The trans-border pipeline stretches 24 kilometers on Nepal side and has been taken forward as a "Mega Project".Indian Oil Corporation has been funding the major cost of the petroleum pipeline construction. The pipe being laid has the capacity of supplying 200,000 litres of fuel on an hourly basis.

The Nepal Oil Corporation is footing the bill over the construction of the pipeline on behalf of Nepal government. The project which had

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