An Iranian citizen was recently arrested by Nepal Police from Budhanilkantha for staying illegally in Nepal without visa for over six years. Mostafa Salooghiaval was found to have overstayed in Nepal for almost 2295 days.
The monthly tourist arrivals by air posted a record in October. According to Immigration Office, Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), visitor arrivals in October touched a record 73,264 — an increment by 16.8 per cent compared to the same month last year — for the first time in the tourism history of Nepal. A total of 69,115 foreign tourists departed whereas 52,952 Nepalese departed from TIA in October but TIA recorded some 70,531 Nepalese arrivals.