India and which country had inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline?
• India, Nepal jointly inaugurate South Asia’s first cross-border pipeline.
• India and Nepal inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline, the first-ever cross-border petroleum products link in South Asia on September 10, 2019. It is 69 km pipeline.
• Motihari is in Bihar state of India while Amlekhgunj is in Nepal. The pipeline will help Nepal to meet its energy demands and reduce the cost of fuel transportation.
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli inaugurated the pipeline via a video conference. India has invested Rs 3.5 billion to install the pipeline.