Natho La Pass Trade Channel on China-India border opened

The news was updated on May 14, 2019.

The Natho La Pass Trade Channel in Yadong County, Shigatse City, southwest China’s Tibet opened on the morning of May 1. The Natho La Pass is the only land route trade pass between China and India, and it is a seasonal trade port. It opens each year between May and November and remains closed between December and April. While it is open, residents in the border regions of Yadong County in China and Sikkim in India can travel back and forth to conduct in normal trade activities using border residents certification cards.

In order to ensure smooth operations of trade and daily border checks, civil police have already been deployed to the Yadong Border Entry and Exit Inspection Station and actively contacted joint inspection units to carry out convenient service measures. They are constantly updating their service model, increasing civil police training efforts and carrying out Hindi and Nepali language classes.