Oli and Modi jointly inaugurate Biratnagar-Jogbani ICP

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi has remotely inaugurated the Biratnagar-Jogbani Integrated Check Post (ICP) on Tuesday.

Modi and Oli jointly inaugurated the Indian grant project through a live video conference.

This the second ICP in the country built at the cost of Rs 1.82 billion. Nepal’s first ICP, built at Birjung-Raxaul border, came into operation on April 7, 2018.

The point is stretched in 129 bigha of land at Buddhanagar, which is located at the east of Biratnagar Customs Office. Although the government of Nepal and the Government of India had agreed to construct the Customs Office in 2006, the project was started in 2016.