Govt extends last date of China trade via Lipulekh to October 31
The government has extended last date of border trading with China via Lipulekh pass to October 31. Situated in Dharchula sub-division of Pithoragarh district, trading via the Lipulekh pass commences on June 1. Earlier the last date for the trading was September 10. Tribal traders willing to take part in the trade have started taking trade passes from trade office at Dharchula. "We have received a letter from commerce ministry of Government of India extending last date of trade period from September 10 to October 31," Raj Kumar Pandey, SDM of Dharchula and assigned trade officer said. According to trade office sources, over 264 trade passes are available with the trade office at Dharchula.