Cabinet Meeting

Govt decides to allow one regular flight a week to Qatar, Turkey and China

Published On: May 28, 2021 05:57 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 28: The government has decided to allow one regular flight each week to China, Qatar and Turkey starting from June 1.

A cabinet meeting held at the Official Residence of Prime Minister K P Oli in Baluwatar on Thursday evening made a decision to this effect. Only charter flights have been allowed to these destinations now after the government earlier decided to suspend all flights to and from Nepal on May 6 to contain further spread of COVID-19.

According a cabinet source, a regular flight a week to Doha, Istanbul and any city of China will be allowed from June 1 with the cabinet decision. This comes amid reports that airlines companies and airlines agents were charging exorbitant fares to those wanting to fly to and from Kathmandu.

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