Nepal welcomed around 3,000 international tourists last month.

According to the Department of Immigration, 2,991 tourists arrived Nepal in July, 2021 via Tribhuvan International Airport.

Of them, 1,940 were males, 1,050 were females and one was an other sex.

With the relaxation of COV- ID-19 restrictions by the government of late, the number of people entering the country from outside has been gradually increasing. In June, this number was 1,143. During the same period, 3,157 people departed from TIA.

In the past one month, people from 99 countries across the world had arrived in Nepal and the highest number was from India with 1,105 followed by 819 from the US, 185 from the UK, and 165 from Turkey.

People from other South Asian countries include four from Bangladesh, 14 from Bhutan, five from Pakistan and three from Sri Lanka.

Likewise, 78 Canadians, 50 Chinese, 45 Belgians, 41 French, 26 Dutch, and 19 Russians were welcomed in the country last month.

The department said that in July, 25,205 Nepali citizens (21,509 males, 3,693 females and three others) returned home.

A version of this article appears in the print on August 4 2021, of The Himalayan Times.