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China proposes India-Nepal-China economic corridor through Himalayas

China on Wednesday proposed an India-Nepal-China economic corridor with multi-dimensional connectivity through the Himalayas as it seeks to expand its influence over the new Nepalese government. China’s proposal came after visiting Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Wang said China and Nepal have already signed a MoU on China’s multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in which connectivity cooperation is a part. It included a long-term vision such as connectivity network and covering the links between the two countries though ports, railways, highways, aviation, power and communications.

Updated : 19 April 2018, 07:42 PM