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April 9, 2020

Tatopani border opens for supply of essential goods

Kathmandu (RSS): The Sino-Nepal border point Tatopani has come into operation for the supply of essential goods across the border.

According to Sindhupalchok chief district officer Unesh Kumar Dhakal, the entry point has resumed after establishing a health check desk.

The border point was closed in view of the outbreak of deadly COVID-19 in China. With the operation of the entry point, 19 huge cartons of face masks and 10 of sanitizers were brought to Nepal on Wednesday.

These health materials were halted at Khasa of China since 27 January after the coronavirus was witnessed in Wuhan of China in the last week of December 2019.

Chairman of Bhotekoshi rural municipality Raj Kumar Poudel said that other essential goods will also be imported via this entry point as both the officials of Nepal and China have agreed to fulfill the demands of essential foods for the public.

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