A Cabinet meeting of India has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Nepal for the construction of the bridge at Dharchula. As per the decision, a bridge will be built over the Mahakali river at the Nepal-India border.
“With the signing of MoU, diplomatic relation between the two countries will further improve," the statement read.
India’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said the MoU between India and Nepal will be signed in the “near future" and the bridge will be completed within three years. “The construction of the bridge will help people living in Dharchula in Uttarakhand and in the territory of Nepal," he said. In his tweet, India's Minister for External Affairs S. Jaishnakar has termed it an important that will deepen friendly ties.