KATHMANDU, Aug 26: To ease the traffic pressure in the Kathmandu valley during the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has imposed ‘odd-even’ system for the vehicles starting from August 29 till August 31.
This system will be applicable for two wheelers and four wheelers vehicles. Likewise, this system will be valid for the vehicles belonging to diplomatic missions in the valley as well. According to the system, on August 29 and 30 the vehicles having the number plate ending with odd numbers ( 1,3,5,7,9) can run on the road whereas, on August 30, the vehicles with number plate ending with even numbers (0,2,4,6,8) can travel on the road. On breaching the system, the traffic will hold the vehicle for the whole day and will fine Rs 500, according to the division.