Kathmandu: In a bid to repatriate Nepalese stranded abroad at least 299 women have flown back to Nepal on Thursday afternoon.
The officials at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) confirmed that two Jazeera airways brought 150 and 149 Nepali passengers that landed at TIA this afternoon.
Earlier, the government announced repatriation flight schedule to bring Nepalese stranded abroad from June 11 to 25 during which at least 67 flights will be operated for the repatriation flights.
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will conduct 24 flights to destinations like Dhaka, the Maldives, Malaysia, Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain, Thailand and Japan.
Similarly, Himalaya Airlines will operate 19 flights to Sri Lanka, Singapore, Saudi Arabia to repatriate stranded Nepalese from abroad.
The passengers before boarding the plans will be required to produce their respective individual PCR or RDT reports and will have to stay in quarantine centers managed by Nepal after their arrival in Nepal. They will be sent to their respective provinces later.
The holding centers arranged by the government in star hotels and resorts will be offering four meals a day at a cost of Rs 2,000 for a shared room and Rs 3000 for the single individual rooms.
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