Omicron Variant Threat: N...

Omicron Variant Threat: Nepal Suspends Issuing Visas to African Visitors
Nov 30, 2021

Omicron Variant Threat: Nepal Suspends Issuing Visas to African Visitors

Kathmandu:

Nepal on Monday suspended issuing visas to visitors from African nations after the emergence of the new Covid variant Omicron, believed to be lethal than existing ones.

Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the Department of Immigration, Tribhuvan International Airport office in Kathmandu, and administration offices of districts bordering India not to issue visas on arrival to people coming from African countries.