The operation of long-route vehicles has come to a halt from today taking into consideration the potential risks of COVID-19 outbreak. A meeting of the Nepal National Federation of Transport Entrepreneurs has on Sunday took the decision to shut the operation of long-route vehicles to implement the government’s decision to stop the service from today.
Federation’s general secretary Saroj Sitaula informed that they have stopped the operation of long-route vehicles upholding the government’s decision. However, vehicular service in Kathmandu valley and other short-distance areas have not been stopped. “A meeting to take place at the ministry today would define the distance of long-route service”, he shared. —