Snow blocks both trade ports connecting China

Photo Courtesy: Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS)

Kathmandu: Heavy snowfall has blocked both the major ports of Nepal-China. The import of goods from both Rasuwagadhi Kerung and Tatopani Khasa has been blocked since Thursday evening.

According to the Tatopani Customs Office, it has become difficult to send the cargo container immediately due to the snowfall while some containers supposed arrive Nepal were also stopped at Nyalam and Khasa on the Chinese side.

Rasuwagadhi, another major trade gateway to China, has also been blocked since Thursday night. Rasuwa Customs office has informed that that the container was blocked due to snowfall.