PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal likely to sign power pact during his visit to China

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Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda’s visit to China in September could result in a power trading, according to sources in Kathmandu. A cross-border transmission line between China and Nepal via the district of Rasuwa is expected to be agreed upon. Nepal also wants to learn best practices in agriculture from China.

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda’s China visit in September could result in a power trading agreement on the lines of the Himalayan nation’s cross-border power trading agreement with India, signalling a balancing act by the former Maoist leader.

Nepal wants to develop a cross-border transmission line with China via the border district of Rasuwa, which is expected to be signed during Prachanda’s visit, according to Kathmandu-based sources. Nepal also wants to learn best.

Source: The Economic Times