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April 4, 2020

Foreign nationals returning home via chartered aircrafts

Kathmandu: Government of Nepal has intensified facilitation to send back the foreign nationals to the homes via chartered the aircraft.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Immigration and Nepal Tourism Board are making coordination through the embassy of respective countries in this regard.

The foreign tourists stranded here due to ongoing lockdown are being airlifted to allow them to reach their respective countries. Nepal Airlines’ wide-body aircraft are being chartered for the purpose.

According to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) general manager Devendra KC, so far, over 500 foreign nationals have returned to their countries following the same process.

Similarly, the Embassy of Germany and the Embassy of France are chartering two aircrafts today itself. Qatar Airlines’ wide-body aircraft are chartered by them. Malaysia’s Malindo Airlines is airlifting Malaysian nationals from here today. Likewise, Czech Republican and Sri-Lankan Airlines aircraft will also fly today via TIA (RSS).

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