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Chinese envoy meets Sikkim CM, discusses border trade

Chinese envoy meets Sikkim CM, discusses border trade

Gangtok: China's ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui, who was here for a day, called on Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling at his official residence to discuss trade along the Nathula corridor among other issues of economic cooperation between the two countries.

The two dignitaries talked about the common areas of concern, which, if addressed, could improve border trade between Sikkim and Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR), an official release issued by state's Information and Public Relations Department said.

During the discussion on Friday, both Chamling and Zhaohui called for an efficient mechanism to ensure smooth flow of goods along the trade route, it said. The Chinese diplomat suggested that increasing the hours of trade and the number of business days could facilitate the traders on the

two sides.

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