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Motihari-Amlekhganj Petroleum products Pipeline

Current context: India and Nepal jointly inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhganj petroleum product pipeline on 10th September 2019.
Motihari-Amlekhganj Petroleum products Pipeline
  • This is the 1st ever cross-border petroleum product pipeline in the South Asia region.
  • As per an arrangement in place since 1973, tankers carry petroleum products from India to Nepal.
  • This is a 69 km pipeline with a capacity of 2 million metric ton per annum, will provide petroleum products to Nepal at a cheap price.
  • The project is led by the Indian Oil Corporation and the Nepal Oil Corporation.
  • India is already supplying diesel to Bangladesh through cross border trains.
  • The inauguration was made jointly by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli through a video conference.

Question: 

Q.1 Motihari-Amlekhganj petroleum product pipeline is inaugurated between?
a. India-Bangladesh
b. India-Srilanka
c. India-Bhutan
d. India-Nepal
Motihari-Amlekhganj Petroleum products Pipeline Motihari-Amlekhganj Petroleum products Pipeline Reviewed by Neha on September 11, 2019 Rating: 5

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