Nepal deports 53 foreigners from TIA over COVID-19 fear « Khabarhub
Saturday, July 13th, 2024

Nepal deports 53 foreigners from TIA over COVID-19 fear


19 March 2020  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The immigration office at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has so far deported 53 foreigners over COVID-19 fear.

They were deported in the past eight days from March 10-18 after the immigration office denied them entry to Nepal.

According to Chief at TIA Immigration Office Sagar Acharya, some of those deported failed to produce a health certificate mentioning that they have not been infected with COVID-19 while others arrived without a visa.

The government has adopted a policy of not granting an on-arrival visa and allowing entry to Nepal once they produce the coronavirus-free certificates to the Nepali authorities at TIA.

Among those deported, most of them are French and Chinese nationals.

According to the immigration office, seven each from China and France have been deported.

Likewise, six each from Japan and Britain, five from Australia, four from Bhutan and three each from the USA and the Netherlands were deported in the past eight days.

Similarly, two each from the Czech Republic, Italy and Israel and one each from Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, Canada, Afghanistan and Mexico have been so far deported.

Publish Date : 19 March 2020 16:12 PM

Monsoon brings paddy planting season in full swing in rural Nepal (Photos)

KATHMANDU: As the monsoon season reaches its peak, the fields

Bhanu Jayanti celebrated in Bangkok

KATHMANDU: Nepalis living in Thailand and various organizations of Nepali-speaking

UNCTAD report calls for environmentally sustainable digitalization

KATHMANDU: Digitalization is rapidly advancing, driving commerce and innovation across

New alliance of UML and NC demand resignation of Sudurpaschim CM Sodari

KATHMANDU: The CPN-UML, Nepali Congress (NC), and Nagarik Unmukti Party

Copa América 2024 Final: When, Where it is, Who plays, and all the details of the final

It’s almost time to meet the champion of CONMEBOL Copa América