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PM launches first ever cross border petroleum pipeline in South Asia

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi delivering the convocation address, at the 56th Annual Convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, in Mumbai on August 11, 2018.
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New Delhi, Sep 10, 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhganj (Nepal) petroleum pipe line through video conferencing. It is the first ever cross border petroleum pipeline in South Asia.

Modi called the project “a symbol of our bilateral relations”. He reiterated that it will help to enhance security of the region and “substantially cut down on transit costs”.

Speaking on the occasion, Modi also recalled the earthquake of 2015 that devastated Nepal. And expressed happiness at the fact how the Himalayan nation has moved on ever since.

He also reaffirmed India’s commitment to help Nepal for developmental works according to its own priorities. (IANS)



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