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Muglin-Narayangadh road to open 24 hrs from today

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CHITWAN — The Muglin-Narayangadh road section — that used to be closed for 6 hours from 10am to 4pm everyday — will now be open 24 hours will now be operational round-the-clock from Wednesday, according to project officials.

Narayangadh-Muglin road project information officer Engineer Shiva Khanal informed that about 91.5 percent work at the 36-km road section has been completed.

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According to officials, the first phase of the blacktop of 33.2 kilometres road was completed last midnight. Likewise, second layer of blacktop was completed in 32.7 kms while the third layer was also completed in 12.7 kms.

The first and second layer of the blacktop would be each six centimetre each while the third layer would be four centimetre thick.

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Nepal, Bangladesh sign MoU on energy cooperation

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KATHMANDU — Nepal and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding for power sector cooperation for intensifying the bilateral engagements for power sector development.

Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun and his Bangladeshi counterpart Minister of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid have signed the agreement amid a function here in Kathmandu on Friday.

Nepal has identified Bangladesh as a prospective market for hydroelectricity, which is a clean and renewable source of energy.

Nepal then had started talking with Bangladesh on bilateral energy cooperation since the power trade agreement (PTA) was signed with India in 2014.

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Nepal and Bangladesh, after the ‘SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity)’ among the SAARC member states in November 2014, have seen the prospects of bilateral power cooperation.

But, to execute power trade and power cooperation between the two nations, Nepal and Bangladesh need to hold talks with India as there is power trade between Nepal and India, and also Bangladesh and India.

Bangladesh will require around 34,000 megawatts of power by 2030 to sustain the high economic growth of above seven per cent.

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