Nepal aviation sector removed from ICAO’s list

Updated:5 months, 4 weeks ago IST

Kathmandu (Nepal), June 23 (ANI): Nepal's Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has announced that International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has removed Nepal's aviation sector from the Significant Safety Concern (SSC) list. Minister Adhikari expressed commitment to remove Nepal’s aviation sector even from the SSC list of European Union soon. Adhikari also apprised that Nepal-Japan air service agreement was signed in 1993 and arrangement of 14 flights have been made in a week, expressing the belief that it would help to bring in Japanese tourists to Nepal. He further said that approval has been given for Nepalgunj-Delhi flight service today itself and the service would be operated within three to four months. Minister Adhikari said that construction of Pokhara International Airport is underway in a speedy manner.

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