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Nepal-China Korala border to be opened from November 13

Nepal-China Korala border to be opened from November 13

Korala entry point at Nepal-China border will be opened from November 13.

With this, Korala border point, which has been closed for four years, will be opened from next Monday.

During his visit to China, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had urged the Chinese government to open the closed border points.

Following his request, preparations are being made to officially open the Nepal-China border on the northern side.

The Chinese side has invited local traders and the general public of Lomanthang and Loghekar Damodarkunda for the same, Loghekar Damodarkunda Rural Municipality Chairman Lopsang Chomphel Bista said.

He said that the people have been notified to bring citizenship certificates along with the border pass to enter China for the first time.

“The Chinese side has urged the people entering the border to bring citizenship certificates along with border passes to collect detailed information,” Bista said.

With the decision of the Chinese side to open the Korala border point, preparations are also being made for the inauguration program, Lomanthang Rural Municipality Chairman Tashi Nurbu Gurung said.

He said that high-ranking officials from the Chinese side will attend the inauguration program.

The Mustang administration had distributed border passes to 980 people in the first phase.

The border point had remained closed since the Covid-19 pandemic.