KATHMANDU — Thamel, the main tourism hub of the Capital, is to be made vehicle-free from October 22.
It was informed at a press conference organized by Metropolitan City Traffic Police Division and Thamel Development Council, that the general vehicles apart from most essential ones will be strictly prohibited to enter into Thamel area.
Traffic Division In-charge Sarbendra Khanal said that vehicles excluding most essential ones such as ambulance, drinking water, tourism and security will not be allowed to ply to the area.
“We are putting in place a pass system for the most essential vehicles to move to and from Thamel area”, Khanal added.
The vehicles, which have ‘pass’, can enter in to Thamel from Tridevi Marg while taxi, microbus, van and motorbikes will not be permitted to stop rampantly.
Action will be taken against the vehicle breaching one way traffic rule. Traffic signs will be kept in different places and vehicles will be arranged as per the need of the hotels in Thamel, it was informed at the press conference.
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”.