Nepal-Japan air service agreement
9th Jan, 2019 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, Jan 09: Nepal and Japan agreed Wednesday to allow state-run Nepal Airlines to resume flights between tthe two countries .
The agreement was signed Wednesday at the beginning of a two-day visit to Nepal by Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono.
No Japanese airlines fly to Nepal, and Japanese tourists who visit Nepal and Nepalese students and workers who travel to Japan have been forced to take indirect flights.
"I hope the Nepal Airlines direct flights to Japan will begin at the earliest, for which we will extend all our cooperation to the Nepal government," Kono said.
Kono is to meet with Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli before flying home on Thursday.