Simkot, Sept 17 : The border monitoring team of the Ministry of Home Affairs deployed to study the Nepal-China border issue has reached Hilsa in Humla after visiting a border pillar at Limi Lapcha area in the district.
Chief District Officer (CDO) of Humla, Ganesh Acharya, said that the team reached Hilsa at the altitude of almost 5,000 metres after travelling by bus upto Lapcha from Simkot and then walking on foot for four days.
The officials travelled to Hilsa following the study visit of pillar no. 12 at Limi Lapcha in Namkha Rural Municipality-6.
The local residents of Jang, Til and Halji villages also joined the border monitoring team in pillar no. 12.
In Hilsa, the team would study the status of pillar no. 5 at Kitkhola in Namkha.
The team led by Ministry’s Joint Secretary Jaya Prasad Acharya comprises officials Umeshraj Joshi, Kishor Shrestha, Pradip Kumar Pal, Sushil Dangol, Dayananda Joshi and Kapil Katuwal.
Coordinator of the team and Ministry’s Joint Secretary Acharya said that the officials have initiated works to study the status of all 15 border pillars along Nepal-China border in Humla district.