Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Wed 01, Jun 2016 10:56 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
2016 ELECTION RESULT
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Four girls to vie for Miss Tibet 2016 crown
Former political prisoner who had completed 21 year sentence arrested again
Tibetan parliament gets Speaker without majority
Men-Tsee-Khang college celebrate 55th anniversary
TIPA turns 57, Ngonpa wins Yarkyi '16
Degrading moral values, unity causes of concern: Dalai Lama at Tibetan PM's swearing in
Two Ngaba monks arrested on unknown charges
Tibet Human rights hyped up issue by the West: Chinese state media
4 schools get 100% passing in Class XII results, no claimant for Sikyong scholarship
Dharamshala Tibetans vote in the preliminary elections for 'dedhoen'
 Latest Photo News
Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves McLeod Ganj for Japan, May 6, 2016 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Lawmakers from the Czech conservative opposition TOP 09 and former foreign minister Karel Schwarzenberg (left) hang Tibetan national flags from the windows of the Chamber of Deputies to oppose Chinese President Xi Jingping's maiden visit to Czech Republic, March 29, 2016 Photo: ČTK Burian Michal
An elderly Tibetan prays before casting her ballot for the Tibetan elections 2016, Tsuglakhang, March 20, 2016. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
China pledges railway link to Nepal
Phayul[Wednesday, September 11, 2013 14:53]
DHARAMSHALA, September 10: China has assured Nepali authorities that it will extend its railway to Nepal to boost economic cooperation between the two countries. Lobsang Gyaltsen, Chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region, assured Leela Mani Poudel, the Chief Secretary and head of the Nepalese delegation to the 14th Nepal China Tibet Economic and Trade Fair-2013, in Shigatse.

“Feasibility study is underway for expanding rail service between Nepal and Tibet. We will immediately commence the process for implementing the plan once railway line reaches Shigatse from Beijing,” Lobsang was quoted by media reports as saying during the meeting.

Rail line to the Shigatse, is set to open a year ahead of schedule by 2014. The first extension of 253 kilometer “Qinghai-Tibet” railway began in 2010 with a budget of 13.3 billion Yuan ($ 2.1 billion).

Moreover, Poudel reiterated the Nepal´s policy of not allowing “anti-China activities” on its soil while addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the Trade fair last Thursday.

Meanwhile, Poudel and Ding Yexian, the executive vice-chairman of TAR of China, jointly inaugurated the Trade Fair last Thursday. More than 200 representatives from 70 business enterprises, 36 observer business enterprises, and representatives of Trade and Export Promotion Center are participating from Nepal in the biennial fair. Similarly, around 200 participants from Tibet are also showcasing their products in the five-day event that concluded on Monday.

Earlier in April, a senior Nepalese leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal promised China’s President Xi Jinping that the Himalayan country will “crush” any protest by Tibetan refugees living in Nepal.

Nepal, which is home to some 20,000 Tibetans, has accommodated Tibetan exiles for decades but has come under increasing pressure from China, a major donor for the impoverished country, to crack down on the political protests by Tibetans.

Tibetans and foreign tourists visiting Nepal say that the erstwhile Himalayan Kingdom has become an extension of Chinese territory where anything against China is not tolerated. "Even religious freedom of the Tibetans are being curbed now. They don't even let the Tibetans celebrate the Dalai Lama's birthday." Police in civilian clothes are constantly monitoring Tibetans and their movement in Nepal.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
ATM Tibetan refugees (Kalsang_Lama)
Railway one objective (Sutse)
done deal (tatsering)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Tibetan released prematurely in "poor health"
Dalai Lama meets Latvian Parliamentarians
China pledges railway link to Nepal
Advertisement
Advertisement
Tibet Fest 7
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2016 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement