ASA signed between Nepal and Cambodia

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Nepal and Cambodia has signed historical Air Service Agreement (ASA) yesterday.

In the presence of Prime Minister KP Oli and Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen, Minister of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (MoCTCA), Rabindra Adhikari and Minister of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation of Cambodia, Mao Habnanal signed bilateral agreement.

With the objective of operating 14 flights weekly, bilateral agreement was concluded between the two nations.

Recently, Nepal has signed bilateral agreement with 39 countries along with Cambodia.

Suresh Acharya, Joint Secretary of MoCTCA stated that this agreement will be important for tourism promotion of Nepal.

As per the information, both countries can operate 14-14 flights and no limitation is mentioned in cargo service.

Acharya said that in order to implement the agreement, Ministry will start the necessary process and necessary arrangements will be made between the two airline companies.

Cambodia has expressed desire to operate flights to Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA). Gautam Buddha International Airport which is currently under construction and will be operating from coming June, 2019.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen arrived Kathmandu on Thursday (yesterday) for a four-day official visit to Nepal to attend “ASIA PACIFIC SUMMIT”. He was greeted by Minister of Defence, Ishwor Pokharel at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

Asia Pacific Summit is going to start from today (November 30). The summit will be attended by heads of states, lawmakers, businessmen and members of civil society.

This is the first official visit of the Cambodian prime minister to the Himalayan country. Hun Sen arrived Nepal at the invitation of his Nepali counterpart Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli.

The Cambodian delegation consists of Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn, other government officials and members of the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce.

On the occasion, Nepalese army has also offered a grant salute as a honor to PM Hun Sen.

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi had landed at TIA yesterday.
Asia Pacific Summit is going to start from today (November 30). The visit will end on December 3.

The summit will be attended by heads of states, lawmakers, businessmen and members of civil society.

Summit attendees will discuss the climate change, development, good governance, conflict resolution, as well as look for ways to strengthen marriage and family institutions, in accordance with the United Nation’s 2030 agenda on sustainable development.

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