Tourism Minister calls for reduction in aviation fuel price


Kathmandu: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal has directed the authorities concerned to reduce the price of aviation fuel. In a discussion held Thursday with his Ministry Secretary Yadav Koirala, Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Dinesh Bhattarai, Nepal Oil Corporation Executive Director Surendra Poudel, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal Rajan Pokharel and Director of Nepal Airlines Corporation Dim Prakash Poudel, Minister Dhakal urged to bring the price down.    
The direction comes in response to the demand by various organizations to cut down the price of aviation fuel used by international airlines companies in Nepal.