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Middlemen obstruct movement of Nepal-bound cargo trucks at Bhairahawa-Sunauli border point

Middlemen obstruct movement of Nepal-bound cargo trucks at Bhairahawa-Sunauli border point

KATHMU, June 6: Numerous Nepal-bound cargo vans have been caught on the Indian facet of the Nepal-India border at Belahiya-Sunauli, after the Indian middlemen helping within the customs clearance obstructed the motion throughout the border.

Navaraj Dhakal, joint secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce Supplies, mentioned the vans have been going through hurdles of their motion since Friday. “Mainly the helpers of the customs hling brokers have obstructed the motion after the Nepali authorities adopted stringent insurance policies on the inward motion of individuals from India, citing the rising risk of Covid-19,” mentioned Dhakal.

Dhakal mentioned there are round 60 customs hling brokers working on the border level. Ordinarily, every of those licensed brokers takes care of motion of a median of 5-6 cargos every day. An particular person agent is discovered to be appointing numbers of helpers on each the perimeters primarily to hle all of the workplace associated work on behalf of the companies. “These helpers who had been infuriated by the federal government choice on cross-border motion have even blamed the Nepali authorities for manhling them, resulting in the obstruction of cargo motion throughout the border,” he added.

According to the ministry, the Bhairahawa customs usually observes motion of greater than round 250 vans loaded with imported items each day. Dhakal mentioned the customs authorities of each the international locations are holding talks to resolve the problem. “We have additionally requested the Ministry of Home Affairs to simplify the motion of the brokers their helpers to hold out their regular works on the customs workplace,” he mentioned.  




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