KATHMANDU, July 21: One time guerilla leader and the Home Minister of Nepal Janardan Sharma assured security for the Tourist Destinations Thamel and Pokhara to operate round the clock.
Deputy Prime Minister as well as the Minister for the Home Affairs Sharma appealed the entrepreneurs to gear up.
“I already have decided to open Thamel and Lakeside round the clock. Now the entrepreneurs also should gear up and support the move. The concerned authorities are already given the directives and have started accordingly,” Home Minister Sharma said.
The Government of Nepal couples of years ago decided to shut down the Thamel and Lakeside areas after they claimed what to be the security threats and increment in the crime incidents in the area. With the reduction in the number of crimes they have come up with the idea to operate it round the clock.