RPP President Lingden demands from government to come up with a clear plan on safe air travel
KATHMANDU, JAN 16:Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) President Rajendra Lingden has requested the government to come up with a clear plan for safe air travel.
He also asked the government to be serious about the negative impact on tourism due to air safety.
"I expect the leadership of the Nepalese government to come up with a clear plan on safe air travel and to be serious about the negative impact on tourism due to air safety," he said in a condolence statement.
A plane of Yeti Airlines, which was flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara, had an accident in Pokhara on Sunday. The government has also formed a committee to study this.
"I believe that the commission formed to study the Pokhara plane crash will do an effective job," Lingden said, "I express my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased." I am very hurt and saddened by the accident.
He also paid his respects to the deceased passengers including the crew members who lost their lives in the accident which caused the biggest loss of life in Nepal's domestic flight.
"Severity, sensitivity and vigilance on the part of the concerned parties are necessary to conduct a detailed study and research on the causes of frequent accidents in the Nepalese skies and to take measures to reduce accidents in the future," he said.