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Ministers inspect Korala border pass



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By Our Correspondent
Beni, Oct. 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Lekh Raj Bhatta have inspected the Korala border pass at Nepal-China border in Mustang district on Wednesday.
Minister duo reached the border point by a helicopter and observed the pass, border pillar and uranium mountain.
Following the inspection of the border, FM Gyawali talked to the representatives of the local government and chief of security agencies and stressed on managing this point in a better way as it was the shortest way to reach Mansarovar, a holy lake in Tibet.
According to Chief District Officer of Mustang Hira Devi Poudel, the Minister said that Korala would be an important border point for Nepal's international trade and would help to promote tourism in Mustang.
Likewise, Minister Bhatta said that since the border was crucial for the international trade, it would be operated in a well-managed way.
The inspection team also included Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bharat Raj Paudyal, Industry Secretary Chandra Kumar Ghimire and lawmakers from the district representing at the federal parliament and state assembly – Prem Tulachan, Indra Dhara Bista, Mahendra Thakali and Chandra Mohan Gauchan.
Poudel said that the ministers had come to the district for a field inspection of the border pass in order to study about developing and promoting it. She had updated them about the security situation in the district.  

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