Speaking about the COVID-19 pandemic in Parliament on Tuesday, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli said it has become very difficult for Nepal to contain the spread of the deadly virus due to the flow of people from outside.
MP Oli Said that the coronavirus coming from India is “more lethal” than those from China and Italy and blamed the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the Himalayan nation on those illegally entering the country from India. As the total number of COVID-19 cases jumped to 427 on Wednesday in Nepal.
Also PM Oli on Tuesday also reiterated that the Kalapani , Limpiadhura , Lipulek area in the Trijunction of Nepal-India and China (Tibet) will be brought back within Nepal’s map at any cost.
Oli also hit out at India’s stance on the border dispute as well as a comment by Indian army chief Manoj Navarane that a protest in Nepal against India.
After Defence Minister Rajnath Singh e-inaugurated a road meant to connect Mansarovar via Lipulek — may have taken place at “someone’s behest”.
India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had said the road going through Uttarakhand”s Pithoragarh district “lies completely within the territory of India”.