Kathmandu: A chartered Buddha air aircraft is flying to Pokhara to rescue 47 French tourists stranded in Pokhara due to a weeklong nationwide lockdown in the country owing to global COVID-19 pandemic.
Buddha air sources on Thursday said that the chartered plane is being sent to Pokhara to rescue the stranded French tourists. The decision to this effect comes a day after the government’s high-level meeting decision to rescue and send back the foreigners to their respective countries.
The global death toll due to Coronarus has exceeded 21000 and nearly five thousand hundred people have been infected with this lethal pathogen across 194 countries.
In Nepal, Coronavirus positive cases have been detected in three persons of which one has already returned home after recovery while two persons are undergoing treatment in the hospital.
Food and vegetable shops have started opening till 11 am and the traffic has also started …