The Kathmandu valley is going to have travel restricted for 16 days from August 9-24 as all three district administration offices of Kathmandu valley have decided to allow only emergency services for 16 days. A joint meeting of Kathmandu Chief District Officer Janakraj Dahal, Lalitpur CDO Narayan Prasad Bhatta and Bhaktapur CDO Humkala Pandey have taken this decision.

In a press statement issued by Kathmandu DAO, administrative works like distribution of citizenship certificates and passports, registration and renewal of arms, registration and renewal of associations and newspapers, renewal of private security companies and issuance of identity cards to minors will be suspended for the mentioned date. Other government offices and services will be taking self-decision on the basis of the contemporary condition.

According to the statement, services related to peace and security, filing of complaints, issuance of vehicle passes for essential works, legal proceedings and disaster management will be working continuously but with strict health protocols.

source: Himalayantourismnews