Kathmandu- The Nepal-India project has been successful despite the Covid-19 epidemic.

This was stated at the fourth meeting of the Joint Project Monitoring Committee, regarding strengthening of road infrastructure under construction in the Terai region of Nepal with Indian co-operation.

The meeting, which was held via video conference on Thursday, was co-chaired by Keshav Kumar Sharma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Nepal, and Anurag Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Northern Division, India.

The meeting reviewed the overall implementation of the Terai Road Project under construction with Indian cooperation.

The meeting said that the project has been achieved as 13 out of 14 road packages have been completed. Despite the challenges posed by the covid-19 epidemic, the project has progressed successfully and is in the final stages of construction, with both sides expressing satisfaction over the achievement.

On the occasion, Nepal expressed its gratitude to India for its assistance in expanding infrastructure in various parts of Nepal. Similarly, the Indian Government also pleased to work with the Government of Nepal to enhance the relationship between the two countries.