Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) has urged all the travel companies to provide with the information regarding those passengers travelled to Nepal along with COVID-19-infected person.
In a press statement issued today, NATTA President Achuyt Guragain has appealed to the travel companies which did ticketing for the passengers arriving Nepal boarding Qatar Airlines on March 17 and Vistara Airlines on March 20 to disclose the information. Among the Nepalis arriving Nepal in these flights, three were tested positive for COVID-19.
The press statement reads, “We are trying to support the government’s effort to prevent outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic by helping it in identification of those arriving Nepal by air.” NATTA stated that it was the duty of all citizens to comply with the directives issued by the State to help contain the deadly virus. NATTA has urged all the citizens to observe the nationwide lockdown enforced by the government since March 24 to stem the spread of COVID-19. Also, those arriving Nepal are requested to stay in self quarantine to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19.