Kathmandu, Mar. 7: A secretary-level meeting of the joint task force of Nepal and India, formed to facilitate the supply of petroleum products and gas, has concluded.
The third virtual meeting of the joint task force that was formed between Nepal and India in March 2017 in course of agreement of supply of petroleum products concluded on Monday.
Joint-Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply, Radhika Aryal, from Nepal and Joint-Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Esha Srivastava, from India led the team in the meeting.
Representatives from Finance Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Law Ministry as well as office-bearers of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply, high-ranking office bearers of Nepal Oil Corporation and Indian Oil Corporation were present on the occasion, said Joint-Spokesperson at the Supply Ministry, Urmila KC.
The meeting discussed various issues including smooth supply of petroleum products, expansion of Amalekhgunj-Chitwan and Siliguri-Jhapa petroleum pipeline, security management of Motihari-Amalekhgunj pipeline, and renewal of petroleum products supply agreement between NOC and Indian Oil Corporation.