Motihari-Amlekhgunj Cross-border Pipeline Inaugurated
10 September 2019
The 69 kilometer Motihari (India)-Amlekhgunj (Nepal) pipeline, signed by India and Nepal in 2015, was jointly inaugurated by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on 10 September 2019. The project is South Asia's first cross-border pipeline for petroleum products.
With a capacity of 2 million metric ton per annum, the pipeline promises to provide Nepal with a stable supply of affordable petroleum. The project is being jointly implemented by the Indian Oil Corporation and the Nepal Oil Corporation.