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August 22, 2020

Resumption of international flights from September 1

Kathmandu: Regular international flights are to resume with effect from September 1 to bring back stranded Nepalis from various foreign countries as per the government decision.

A cabinet meeting of the government held last Thursday decided to resume the regular international flights to those countries where PCR Test facility is easily accessible. The flights schedule will be prepared by the tourism ministry.

The government plans to bring home at least 500 stranded Nepalis daily. All foreign returnees however will have to stay in quarantine for seven days on their arrival.

The officials also said that the airline operators will have to bear the cost of the passengers placed in quarantine if they come without PCR tests along with other passengers.

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