China allows the border at Kerung-Rasuwa (Nepal) to become a new checkpoint for international visitors, visiting Tibet – China from Nepal via overland, and vice-versa, already since August. However, apparently, the only highway, Rasuwua Gadi Highway, connecting Nepal and Tibet – China has been a lucrative route for traders of both countries, Nepal and China. Continue reading
With the objective to develop the Rasuwagadi-Kerung border crossings as its international access point to South Asia, China has agreed to recognise the newly opened trading route as international checkpoint between Nepal and Tibet – China.
The northern neighbor granted the status of international checkpoint following intense efforts from Nepali side after Tatopani, the major point between Nepal and China, remained shut due to extensive damage caused by the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015. Continue reading