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Kathmandu,  Oct. 2: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ram Kumar Shrestha has said Nepal has full commitments towards the enforcement of International Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO) standards and air policy.

Addressing the ICAO 38th general assembly began in Montreal of Canada from September 24, Minister Shrestha expressed this commitment, according to the Nepali Embassy in Canada.

The Civil Aviation Authority Minister apprised the general assembly of the challenges of air service in Nepal and measures being taken by the Nepal government for safety flights.

“Nepal has already brought the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) into practice as per the ICAO standards and preparations are on to take the MRP system to E-passport system. Nepal is rich in topographical situation, cultural diversities and live traditions. Safe air service would help promote tourism business in Nepal,” he said.

Nepal is also learnt to have registered a letter of information on ‘human resources development and challenges in air sector’. Around 15,000 representatives from 191 ICAO member states are taking part in the general assembly that will continue until October 4. RSS

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