Kathmandu extends Lockdown for one more Week

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The ban has been extended for another week in the Kathmandu Valley. 

It has been decided to extend the ban till one more week.

A joint meeting of the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur decided to extend the ban with the conclusion that the risk of coronavirus has decreased, Kathmandu Chief District Officer Kali Prasad Parajuli told Scriling

owever, he said that the ban has been relaxed as the infection rate has been declining. According to Parajuli, the vegetable and food shops will be open till 11 am. Online dome delivery services will also be operated.

The administration has also decided to allow the opening of a bookstore as the academic session is about to begin. Accordingly, the bookstore will be open till 11 am.

It has been decided to open a hardware store after 4 pm. Recently, Home Minister Khagraj Adhikari had instructed the Chief District Officers of 77 districts to facilitate the construction work.

Parajuli said that it has been decided to facilitate the work related to agriculture as it is the time of agriculture. According to him, it has been decided to facilitate the people who go for different countries to get visas.

In the previous discussions of the Chief District Officers, it was also discussed to allow the traffic to be operated in a push-pull system. But after the health ministry said it would be risky, transportation issues were not included in Sunday’s meeting.

The ban imposed in the Kathmandu Valley from 29 April is still in force.





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