facebook pixel
chevron_right Top
transparent transparent
Nepal resumes construction of new railway network as China, India vye for influence
Three years after its last train hit the buffers, landlocked Nepal is building a new railway network to boost its ailing economy helped by the rivalry between its powerful neighbours, China and India. China has responded, ramping up its diplomatic ties with Nepal mostly through large-scale infrastructure investments. In 2017, Beijing pledged $8.3 billion to build roads and hydropower plants in Nepal, dwarfing India's commitments of USD 317 million.
For the best experience use Awesummly app on your Android phone
Awesummly Chrome Extension Awesummly Android App