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Buildings built by China are not in Nepali territory: MoFA



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By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, Sept 24: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that the buildings said to be built by China in Nepali territory of Humla were located approximately one kilometer inside the Chinese territory from the Nepal-China border.
Issuing a statement this evening, the ministry said, “An inter-ministerial team after the field inspection had concluded that the said buildings were located approximately one kilometer inside the Chinese territory from the Nepal-China border.”
It may be recalled that the matter of buildings in question also surfaced in some media in 2016, read the statement.
Stating that attention of the Ministry was drawn to the media reports about the alleged construction of buildings by China within Nepali territory between Nepal-China boundary pillars number 11 and 12 in Humla district, the ministry said the Department of Survey, Government of Nepal, based on the official records, reports of the joint field inspection and boundary maps, had verified and confirmed that the said buildings were not located within the Nepali territory.
“The boundary between Nepal and China was delineated and demarcated based on the Boundary Treaty and Boundary Protocols singed between the two countries. Nepal and China have always maintained close communication on border matters,” read the statement. 

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