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Nepal Uplifts Lockdown With ‘Some’ Restrictions!

Domestic and international flights to resume from August 17.



Nepal Uplifts Lockdown With ‘Some’ Restrictions!

Nearly after 4 months of nationwide lockdown imposed in a bid to curb coronavirus spread, the Nepali Government has lifted all the restrictions on July 21.

Nepali Finance Minister Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada informed that the Cabinet meeting on Monday took the decision to end the lockdown from Tuesday midnight.

Even though the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in the country, the government has decided to resume tourist activities and long-haul transport services to revive the economy.


However, the government has decided that a few activities will still face a temporary ban, while some activities will be added to the ‘functional’ list.

Services to Resume Operations from July 30

  • Hotels, Restaurants
  • Tourism activities including Travel, Trekking, Mountaineering

Services to Resume Operations from August 17

  • Short and long haul public transportation within and inter-district
  • International and domestic commercial flights
  • International sports (training and preliminary stage)
  • Student admissions and examinations
  • International borders

Services that Remain Closed Until Further Notice

  • Educational institutions including schools, colleges, tuition centers, among others
  • Conferences, seminars and training
  • Recreation centers (cinema halls, party palaces, dance bars)
  • All kinds of demonstrations, assemblies, gatherings
  • All religious/social centers
  • Salons, parlors
  • Gyms, health clubs
  • Group sports, sporting activities in grounds and stadiums
  • Libraries, museums, zoos

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