Kathmandu, June 11
The Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation has announced a scheduled of the repatriation flights to be conducted to take back Nepalis stranded in various parts of the world to Nepal.
The ministry informs that 67 flights will be conducted in these 15 days. Two aircraft of the national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation and one of Himalaya Airlines will be used in repatriation. Likewise, some foreign airline companies will also contribute.
The NAC will do 24 flights whereas Himalaya Airlines 19. Other 24 flights will be carried out by foreign airlines.
“In total, around 12,000 Nepalis will be back. We will take another decision analysing the situation after that,” the ministry’s joint-secretary Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane says, “This plan communicates that the government is rescuing all the citizens stranded abroad, one after another.”
The repatriation process had begun last week.
Here is the detailed plan for the next 15 days: