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Nepal trims projects under BRI from 35 to 9 at Chinese call

ANIL GIRI, Jan 18 Kathmandu
After Nepal signed up to China’s Belt and Road Initiative in May 2017, the government had formed two committees—led by foreign and finance secretaries—to identify projects for negotiations with the Chinese side. When the finance secretary-led committee listed 35 projects to develop under the initiative, it had brought interest in China’s funding in Nepal to a pitch fever.
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