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Coronavirus: Nepal to resume domestic flight operations

News Agencies | Updated on: 15 September 2020, 8:17 IST

Nepal will be resuming both domestic flights and inter-district vehicular movement from September 21, said Yogesh Bhattarai, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

In a telephonic conversation with ANI, Bhattarai confirmed that the Council of Ministers held a meeting on Monday wherein they decided to resume domestic flights and inter-district vehicular movement from September 21.


On September 10, The Himalayan Times had reported that the government is likely to extend the suspension of domestic flights till October 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ignoring requests of the private sector and public demand.

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry has reported 1,170 new coronavirus cases till Monday, taking the national tally to 55,329.

(ANI)

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First published: 15 September 2020, 8:17 IST
 
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