Covid-19: Malaysians stranded in Nepal need help to come home


Nine Malaysian climbers stranded in Lukla and Kathmandu Nepal since March 23 are appealing to Wisma Putra and other Malaysians back home. - BERNAMA

A large group of Malaysians are currently stranded in Lukla, Nepal, unable to fly out after the country imposed a seven-day lockdown on March 24.

Nearly 100 climbers have been stranded since then, unable to fly out because of travel restrictions. In a report, an official with the Nepal Tourism Board said that they are currently coordinating with the Nepal Home Ministry to obtain permits to rescue the tourists.

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