Earlier on July 12, Pakistan informed India about not opening its airspace for commercial flights until New Delhi removes its fighter jets from the forward IAF airbases.
A nearly 600 metre long and 12 feet wide track was constructed on Indian territory when the Chinese party was stopped.
The Doka La standoff was never only about Doka La. India's steadfast resolve stemmed partly from having to protect the Siliguri corridor. It's not a negotiable factor.
Through the 72-day standoff at Doklam, Nathu La traders reckon they become the collateral damage in a contest they know would never flare into a war.
So finally, it was only the poor yaks who paid the price for the 72-day-long standoff between India and China at Doka La.
The official, on the condition of anonymity, said there were about 1700-1800 Chinese troops in the area where they proposed to build a road and all of them have left.