A total of 52 thousand metric tonnes of urea fertiliser imported from Bangladesh has arrived in Nepal.

The amount of the urea fertiliser purchased via the government-to-government (G2G) model has been received at the Agriculture Implements Company Province Office Birgunj, Biratnagar and Bhairahawa, said Birgunj office chief Gorakhnath KC.

KC added that the fertiliser importing process was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect.

He added that farmers will not have to face fertiliser shortage in this farming season with the arrival of an additional consignment of fertiliser from Bangladesh.