Making ready to take Nepali employees to Israel by means of Nepal Airways

October 29, Kathmandu. Discussions have started about taking Nepali workers going to Israel from next year on a Nepal Airlines flight. The discussion took place during a meeting between Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Prem Bahadur Ale and Israeli Ambassador to Nepal Henan Godar on Monday.

According to the secretariat of Tourism Minister Ale, during the meeting, at least one thousand Nepali workers will go to Israel within the next two years and for that, they discussed about chartering a wide body plane of Nepal Airlines. During the meeting, Ambassador Godar expressed such desire, according to the Secretariat.

Proposal for Israel-Bhairahawa flight

During the meeting, Ambassador Godar also informed that the Israeli government is willing to operate direct flights between Israel and Bhairahawa, according to the Secretariat.

During the meeting, Ambassador Godar also assured that the Israeli government would take initiative for direct flights between Israel and Kathmandu. Ambassador Godar has expressed concern over the unequal air fares of foreigners and Nepalis in Nepal’s domestic flights.

Minister Ale informed Ambassador Godar that they were ready for a direct air link between Nepal and Israel.

Suggestions to reduce unequal fares

During the meeting, the issue of unequal air fares between foreigners and Nepalis in Nepal’s domestic flights was also discussed. Meanwhile, Minister Ale said that he would take initiative to reduce the rent.

Minister Ale thanked Israel for its assistance in various areas of Nepal and expressed confidence that the assistance would continue in the days to come.

Minister Ale has requested Ambassador Godar to mobilize investors for the construction of the second international airport being constructed by the Government of Nepal in Nijgadh or to coordinate the work through GTG. Ambassador Godar has assured to take necessary coordination and initiative in this regard.

Ambassador Godar also invited Minister Ale to watch a 50-minute long Israeli film using Drive in Cinema (a technology that allows you to watch movies on 50 big screens in a car) for the first time in Nepal.


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