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Kakarbhitta border point sees no tourists at all in fiscal year 1077/78


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2021 Jul 26, 20:48, Jhapa
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The number of tourist arrivals via Kakarbhitta has dropped to zero in the fiscal year 2077/78, Immigration Office, Kakarbhitta said.

Immigration office Chief Janak Koirala shared that no new tourist has entered via the border point as it was sealed due to the COVID-19 pandemic for 15 months.

He added that tourists who came to visit India have made their efforts to enter Nepal via the border point but the government has not issued any permission so far.

The immigration office had collected Rs 5,064,421 in fiscal year 2077/78 from visa renewal while it had collected over Rs 10 million in the previous fiscal year. 

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