CCMC recommended to start regular international flights

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Kathmandu: The Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) Board of Directors has recommended the launch of regular international flights.

A meeting of the CCMC Board of Directors on Sunday has decided to take the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation to the Council of Ministers to operate regular international flights to suitable destinations including South Asia. CCMC also proposes to open cable car operation, jungle safari, adventure tourism and other tourism activities.

The meeting also decided to end the rescue of those stranded abroad due to the Corona epidemic.

According to CCMC member secretary Mahendra Guragain, 136,216 people have been rescued so far. He said, “The number of people who need to be rescued from diplomatic missions is almost gone and the decision has been made to include some in regular flights.”

The CCMC has also recommended the addition of Baitadi’s Jhula Ghat at the international border checkpoints, which are open to foreigners.

Also, it has been decided to allow the families of the employees of the diplomatic mission to come to Nepal.

According to CCMC secretary Guragain, discussions have been held to decide whether to open educational institutions or not by analyzing the latest stage of the transition.