The Integrated Check-Post (ICP) in Biratnagar has been inaugurated at India-Nepal border. The inauguration of ICP, which is built on 260 acres of land with the cost of Rs. 140 crore, was done by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli.
The ICP Biratnagar at Jogbani-Biratnagar border of India and Nepal, is furnished with the some modern facilities such as electronic weighbridges, fire safety, warehousing facilities including the refrigerated cargo, 24×7 monitoring through CCTV and public announcement systems. The post has also the capability of handling around 500 trucks per day.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Prime Minister of Nepal: K P Sharma Oli; Capital: Kathmandu.
- President of Nepal: Bidhya Devi Bhandari; Currency of Nepal: Nepalese rupee.