Kathmandu, September 13
Nepal’s Department of Immigration has determined to renew all visa companies ranging from Sunday after the companies had been suspended over a month in the past after certainly one of its workers members examined optimistic for COVID-19, a senior official mentioned.
“The resumption of visa services will basically benefit the foreigners who have been staying in Nepal even during the current pandemic,” Ram Chandra Tiwari, data officer on the division informed Xinhua information company on Saturday, including: “We will also provide a visa on arrival services to the foreigners at the airport.”
According to the Department, over 10,000 international passport holders are nonetheless staying in Nepal.
The Department mentioned it might regulate the visa of foreigners until September 27 with none charge or penalty contemplating the impression of the pandemic. “But others can get visa renewal till December 15 by paying regular tourist visa fee,” it added.
The Nepal authorities has allowed international diplomats, representatives of worldwide establishments and donor businesses and foreigners who’ve obtained prior approval to come back to the nation on common flights. But restrictions on international vacationers are nonetheless in place.
Nepal has allowed resumption of scheduled worldwide flights, which had been suspended on March 22, to most international locations besides a couple of with a excessive coronavirus price.
The Himalayan nation has to this point reported a complete of 53,120, with 336 deaths. IANS