Tiptala border transit point resumes from today

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Taplejung: Tiptala border point of Taplejung has been resumed from today. The border between Nepal and China was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Phaktanglung rural municipality-7 ward chair Chheten Lama said that the border was resumed from today after sustained efforts.
According to Lama, after the border came into operation, 30 Nepali traders have entered into the China side. It is learnt that they have carried Nepali carpet, dairy products, Chhurpi (hardened yak cheese) among other local products to sell in Tibet. They will stay in Tibet region for 10 days.
In the last week of Baisakh, a team led by Chief District Officer Rabindra Prasad Acharya, including security agencies, had reached Tiptala border point.
According to the District Administration Office, Taplejung, there was an agreement to open the border on May 8 last year in coordination with the officials of the Dinggyê County Government of Tibet from the Chinese side.
Following completion of all the required administrative procedures, the border crossing is resumed from today. (RSS)