KATHMANDU — The government has started to distribute a passport through a fast-track process. With this a passport can be obtained from the Department of Passport (DoP) within a day of registering application after paying Rs 15,000.
Similarly the DoP will provide a passport next day after paying Rs 12,000 and two days later after paying Rs 10,000.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa started the distribution on Sunday providing the first Machine Readable Passport (MRP) readied through the process to Chandrakali Budhathoki of Dang.
Likewise, the DoP said that one can get passport from respective District Administration Offices within 24 hours after paying Rs 10,000.
MRPs will be provided through the fast-track process also in New York, Washington D.C., UAE, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Qatar and in Riyadh and Jeddah of Saudi Arabia.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.