Dhunche (Rasuwa), Nov 1: Nepali Ambassador to China Dr Mahesh Maskey has said that the petroleum products would be imported without any interruption from China in the days ahead.
Talking to RSS, ambassador Maskey this morning, informed that he would report the government to upgrade the road section as the road section was appropriate for ferrying the fuel through the Rasuwagathi border point.
Ambassador Maskey had reached Rasuwagathi last night from Beijing, Capital of the People’s Republic of China.
Similarly, joint secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jhabindra Aryal said that the road section should be expanded and the Road Office should take initiation for the purpose.
He further added that they would suggest the government to prepare the long plan even to lay pipe line for the fuel supply as the fuel could be supplied through pipeline up to Nuwakot district headquarters, Bidur.
Maskey and joint secretary Aryal took stock of the situation of the road from chief of the District Police Office, Abadhesh Bista, Local Development Officer Bishnu Prasad Koirala and Chief District Officer Shiva Ram Gelal.
During the meeting with Aryal and Maskey, Koirala stressed on the need to allocate budget to speed up works to upgrade the road.
Meanwhile, local people are a happy lot with the tankers carrying petroleum products entering through Rasuwagadi border point.
Likewise, three fuel-filled tankers reached Rasuwagadi custom at Timure and nine tankers left for Kerung of China on Sunday to collect the consignment of petrol China had pledged to Nepal, said Bista.