2 May 2021, Kathmandu
A cabinet meeting is taking place at 4 pm today at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar.
According to the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, the meeting is expected to take some important decisions against coronavirus as recommended by the Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC).
The CCMC had earlier recommended to the Council of Ministers to stop direct international flights to Nepal from the 10 countries most affected by the coronavirus.
The CCMC concluded that COVID infection had blown out of proportion in the country and recommended the closure of domestic flights as well.
The government is also preparing to suspend flights to and from 10 countries, including India and the United States.
According to Minister for Tourism Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, flights taking off from ten countries including India, the USA, and UK, and destined to Nepal were proposed to be halted.