KATHMANDU, March 29: A total of 600 foreign nationals including Germans and citizens of other European Union (EU) nations stranded in Nepal as a result of the government's decision to enforce nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) were flown back to their home countries at the initiative of the German Embassy in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 27: A day after the High-Level Coordination Committee formed to prevent and control the spread of coronavirus decided to facilitate concerned countries to rescue their nationals stranded in Nepal, a few foreign countries have started evacuating their citizens from various trekking trails of Nepal to repatriate them.