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Place in news: Nagqu and Kio Dhura pass

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  • September 27, 2021
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Place in news: Nagqu and Kio Dhura pass

Part of: Prelims and GS II – International Relations 

  • China has completed a key section of the Beijing-Lhasa expressway, a 295-km stretch from Lhasa to Nagqu in Tibetan region. 
    • Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Nagqu is city in North Tibet.
    • The Lhasa-Nagqu section is part of the G6 Beijing-Lhasa expressway.
    • In June, China had launched a high speed bullet train connecting Lhasa with Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan town located close to Arunachal Pradesh
  • In another development, China has set up surveillance equipment and cameras opposite the Kio Dhura pass in Uttarakhand.

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