Nepal-Japan sign air service agreement

Kathmandu,Jan 10: Nepal and Japan have signed a revised Air Service Agreement which paves way for direct flights. The Exchange of Notes made between Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono paves way for Nepal Airlines to make 14 flights a week to Japan.

Officials at the Ministry of Tourism say they expect to resume flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation to various cities in Japan except for Hanada International Airport in Tokyo from February. The resumption of direct flights between Nepal and Japan is expected to benefit Nepali nationals currently living in Nepal and Japanese tourists coming to Nepal.

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