KATHMANDU, Nepal-The Airport office has been facing more challenges to curb the entry of different animals and birds at Tribhuvan International Airport premises, office of TIA warned.
During a programme organized by TIA Civil Aviation Office in Kathmandu, TIA said Pollution in Bagmati and Manohara Rivers have been making direct impact on the take-off and landing at TIA.
On the occasion, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Ram Kumar Shrestha, said that the government was serious to curb movement of animals at TIA and to make flights safer.
Minister Shrestha said the ministry has been launching programmes targeting to remove pollution in the rivers and for the management of garbage produced from surrounding areas.
Similarly, Secretary at the ministry, Sushil Ghimire, said further programmes would be launched to make the TIA safe from animals.
According to chief of the TIA Civil Aviation Office, Ratish Chandralal Suman, airport experts of Nepal, India, Japan and Bangladesh have been taking part in the seminar.
On the occasion, experts discussed on the existing laws and international practice for not to allow activities of animals in the airport.
In the meantime, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ram Kumar Shrestha said that the government was working to make the aviation service secured, systematic and reliable.
Inaugurating the 13th annual general assembly of Nepal Air Traffic Controllers’ Association in the capital Friday, Shrestha said air security and continuity has become a challenging job.