November 28: The government is preparing to sign an aviation agreement with Cambodia to start direct flights between the two countries.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), the government is preparing to sign a bilateral air services agreement (ASA) with the Southeast Asian nation during the official visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to Nepal.
PM Hun Sen and Aviation Minister of Cambodia are arriving in Nepal on Thursday, November 29.
According to Suresh Acharya, joint-secretary at the MoCTCA, the memorandum of understanding (MoU) may be signed for a minimum of seven flights and maximum of 14 flights between the two countries.
“Cambodia is also positive to sign an agreement to start direct flights between the two countries. The agreement will help promote tourism, and help develop the tourism sector of the country,” he said.