A meeting of the cabinet in Singha Durbar. (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: The government has formed a committee to study the border dispute with China in Humla.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday decided to form a committee to study the problems that have arisen in the border area from Limi Lapcha to Hilla in Namkha village municipality of Humla district.
Announcing the decision of the Council of Ministers, Law Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki said that a committee comprising Department of Survey, Nepal Police, Armed Police and border experts will be formed under the coordination of Home Ministry Joint Secretary to study the problems in the border area of Humla district.
It should be noted that China had encroached on Nepali land and built nine buildings in Humla last year.
A government team led by the Chief District Officer also conducted an on-site study.
Although the report is not public, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that China has not encroached the border.