Nepal has carried out repair and maintenance works of 79 border pillars which were in dilapidated condition in Kailali district in Nepal-India Border Area.
Chief District Officer, Kailali, Bed Prakash Lekhak, said that out of 81 dilapidated border pillars, repair and maintenance works of 79 pillars were carried out as per the agreement reached between local administrative chiefs of both countries in a border coordination meeting.
Of the 79 pillars, 16 were main pillars and the remaining were sub-pillars. He added that repair and maintenance works of the remaining two pillars were underway.
Lekhak told RSS that the Indian side has also carried out repair and maintenance works of 18 border pillars.
Repair and maintenance works of dilapidated border pillars were taken ahead after a joint technicians’ monitoring team of both countries carried out a study as per the agreement reached in the meeting held a few months ago.
The agreement was reached to carryout repair and maintenance works of even number pillars by Indian side and odd number pillars by Nepali side.
A joint team of officials of different bodies of Nepal and India had carried out study about the border pillars for a month.