The proposed line would connect the Nepalese capital Kathmandu with Gyirong in Tibet. Photo: Bloomberg
The proposed line would connect the Nepalese capital Kathmandu with Gyirong in Tibet. Photo: Bloomberg

China boosts hopes Nepal rail link can get back on track

  • Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells Nepalese counterpart Narayan Khadka that surveyors will examine the feasibility of plans to link Kathmandu with Gyirong in Tibet
  • Talks on the project began in 2016, months after a blockade on the Indian border boosted efforts to strengthen ties with Beijing

The proposed line would connect the Nepalese capital Kathmandu with Gyirong in Tibet. Photo: Bloomberg
The proposed line would connect the Nepalese capital Kathmandu with Gyirong in Tibet. Photo: Bloomberg
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