PM Modi and PM Oli of Nepal jointly
inaugurated on 10 September 2019 a cross-border petroleum products pipeline via
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and
Prime Minister of Nepal, Right Hon'ble K.P. Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated South Asia’s first
cross-border petroleum products pipeline from Motihari in India to Amlekhgunj
in Nepal through video conference.
PM Oli appreciated for
completing the project ahead of schedule
Speaking on the occasion, Prime
Minister Oli expressed appreciation for early implementation of this important
connectivity project, completed much ahead of schedule.
PM Modi welcomed PM Oli reducing
price of petroleum products by Rs. 2 per litre in Nepal
Prime Minister Modi said that the
69-km Motihari-Amlekhgunj pipeline, having a capacity of 2 million metric ton
per annum, will provide cleaner petroleum products at affordable cost to the
people of Nepal. He welcomed the announcement made by Prime Minister Oli to
reduce the price of petroleum products by Rs. 2 per litre in Nepal.
Prime Minister Modi noted that
regular exchanges at highest political levels have laid down a forward looking
agenda for expanding India-Nepal partnership. He expressed confidence that
bilateral relations between India and Nepal will continue to further deepen and
expand across diverse sectors.
Prime Minister Oli extended an
invitation to the Prime Minister Modi to visit Nepal, which was accepted by
Prime Minister Modi.