Govt seeks Chinese help to curb gold smuggling


Jun 6, 2018-

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has sought China’s help in curbing gold smuggling and illegal transaction of dollar rampant at the border areas.

Minister Thapa had sought the support with Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong during her courtesy call at the Home Ministry on Tuesday.

In response, Ambassador Yu said she would convey Nepal’s concerns to the authority concerned in the Chinese government. Gold smuggling from the Nepal-China border points has caused a major problem for the Nepal government. During the meeting, Minister Thapa thanked the Chinese government for its continuous support for the upgradation of infrastructure, machinery and training of security agencies, according to Thapa’s secretariat. (pr)

Published: 06-06-2018 07:07

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