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All museums in Kathmandu to be closed

2022 Jan 21, 14:08, Kathmandu

The meeting of chief district officers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur on Thursday decided to shut down all the museums in the Kathmandu Valley from Saturday due to the growing risk of COVID-19.

The museums that were being run to date adhering to safety measures would be shut down temporarily from Friday midnight 12, according to Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum Chief, Sandeep Khanal.

The National Museum, the Narayanhiti Palace Museum, and the museums in Bhaktapur and Lalitpur would be closed for visitors. The government recently decided to shut down all the public offices as well as places drawing a large group of people has been decided to shut down to prevent and control the surge of COVID cases.

The museums will be closed until further notice, according to the statement released by the District Administration Office, Kathmandu. 


Chief District Officers Kathmandu Lalitpur Bhaktapur Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum Narayanhiti Palace Museum
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