KATHMANDU, MAY 07
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation (MoTCA) has appealed media to not sensationalise the impact of Covid-19 on mountaineers situated at various base camps amid the ongoing mountaineering season.
In a press release issued by the Tourism Ministry today, it stated that its attention has been drawn towards the impact of the second wave of the pandemic on the ongoing mountaineering season in Nepal as represented by media outlets.
The Ministry assured that only those mountaineering enthusiasts who test negative for the Covid-19 infection via PCR test are granted the mountaineering permit, in addition to constant monitoring of the situation.
The Ministry further appealed publications to only publish authorised information.