KATHMANDU, June 12 : The District Administration Office, Kathmandu has issued a 10-point notice asking local clubs, various concerned organizations and private businesspersons to maintain certain disciplines while screening upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia for a month starting June 14.
The district administration in its 10-point rules has asked the stakeholders and the general public to organize match screening within their premises and not to charge any entry fee for those watching the matches there.
“Any activities such as betting, gambling, investment and transactions related to the results of the matches are strictly prohibited,” read the notice issued by Assistant Chief District Officer Basudev Ghimire on Monday. “Buying, sales, carrying and consuming of alcoholic items at the event organized at a public place isn’t allowed.”
The administration has asked concerned private companies and institutions to make necessary arrangements such as human resources and monitoring through CCTVs to ensure security during the event.
Also, the organizers are asked to make sure that there will be no hindrance in vehicular movement due to such events.
Those involved in organizing such events can’t make any noise or disturbances in neighborhood.
“The organizers shall be responsible if there is any damage and loss in private or public property due to the activities taken place at the event,” it said. “Also, the organizers shall be responsible for any untoward incidents that take place due to such events.”
The organizers are also asked to organize such events only in coordination with the local security authorities to make sure about the security during the event.