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Integrated Check Post

  • 22 Jan 2020
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  • Recently, the Prime Minister of India along with Prime Minister of Nepal jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani (Bihar)-Biratnagar (Nepal).

Key Points

  • Jogbani-Biratnagar is equipped with modern facilities and is an important trade point between the two countries.
  • It was built with Indian assistance to facilitate trade and people’s movement across the India-Nepal border.
  • This in line with India’s Neighbourhood First Policy. Improving cross connectivity projects of Road, Rail and Transmission lines in Nepal, is an important aspect of it.
    • India played the role of the first responder in relief and rescue operations in Nepal during the after the earthquake in 2015.

Source: PIB

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