Nepal is introducing tran-border railway construction linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years, said Nepal president Bidhya Devi Bhandari.
Reports stated that the president revealed this big initiative by Nepal in the Parliament on Friday
Preparation is going on for Detailed Project Reports of Birgunj-Kathmandu and Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railways, connecting Kathmandu to both India and China by railways. Completion of such technical studies for the construction of railways linking both the neighbouring countries is done in collaboration.
The first trans-border railway between Nepal and India will be planned in the upcoming financial year among other railway connectivity plans.
Apart from the rail connectivity, Nepal Government also aims to bring about a major transformation in the employment scenario of Nepal with the plan of creating an employment opportunity for 50,000 people.