Saturday, May 19, 2007

CHINESE DELEGATION TO VISIT SIKKIM

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Gangtok, 18 May

Four-member Chinese delegation is expected to arrive on a three day official visit to Sikkim to asses the trade related matter through Nathula next month. Highly informed official source have said that the delegation are likely to travel to Sherathang Trade Mart and interact with the state government and local traders engaged in border trade. The trade through this route so far has failed to live up to expectation despite the enhancement of limit from Rs. 25000 to Rs. 100,000, the trader community and the state government has been pressing for increase of trade items to the center.