Nepal and China decide to form joint command to check cross-border crimesBorder security meeting also discusses ways to ease movement of people via Rasuwagadhi border.
A border security meeting between Nepali and Chinese officials has decided to form a joint command centre to control cross-border crimes including gold and wildlife parts smuggling through Rasuwagadhi border.
Chief District Officer of Rasuwa Arjun Bhandari said a draft copy of the agreement reached in Wednesday’s meeting would be sent to the Ministry of Home Affairs for review and approval.
At the meeting, the two sides also discussed ways to ease the movement of people between the two countries via Rasuwagadhi.
The Nepali side requested the Chinese authority to issue a one-day pass to the people from outside Rasuwa and a special business pass to traders to enter China.
Bhandari said the Chinese officials assured to take the request to the higher authorities.
Bhandari and the heads of the security agencies in Rasuwa district represented the Nepali side at the meeting. The Chinese team composed of four officials, led by SSP (Col.) Gao Huihai, the station master of Immigration and Administration Station in Kerung, China.