Repatriation suspended due to challenging weather
Kathmandu: The repatriation process for the migrant labours has been suspended due to the nationwide rainfall. Because of the challenging weather, it has been difficult to send the returnees to their respective local areas.
According to Buddhisagar Lamichhane, joint secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, due to road blockage on the way and challenging weather conditions, the flights have been suspended for now.
He said that the repatriation has been suspended temporarily and it will resume with the improvement in the weather.
Till now more than more 34,000 Nepalis have returned from abroad. According to COVID 19 Disaster Management Centre, a total of 34,092 Nepalis from 25 countries has returned.
The government has been arranging chartered flights for the Nepalis who are stuck in foreign countries.