Qatar Airways will arrive to take German citizens stranded in Nepal
Qatar Airways’ chartered aircraft will land TIA today, to receive German nationals stranded in Nepal due to the impact of coronavirus.
The German embassy in Kathmandu requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs last Monday to arrange for the withdrawal of more than 800 German tourists stranded in Pokhara, Lukla, and Kathmandu.
Due to the coronavirus cases, the Nepal Government has restricted all internationals flights until April 1, however at the request of the European Union, including German Embassy, the Civil Aviation Authority has allowed two flights on Friday and Saturday. Qatar Airways will depart Frankfurt, Germany via Doha.
The French, US and British nationals who have come to Nepal as tourists have also lodged in Kathmandu, therefore to arrange their flights back home, diplomatic missions have requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal to look into this concern.