Nepal authorities ban single-use plastic in Everest region | Current Affairs

Points to Remember:

  • A rural municipality in Nepal, which is home to Mount Everest, has reportedly banned single-use plastic below 30 microns as well as plastic bottles.
  • The Khumbu Pasang Lhamu municipality said the ban will be effective from January 2020 but no penalty has yet been decided for violations.
  • Authorities also said the ban will be implemented in collaboration with tourism stakeholders.

About Nepal:

  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • President: Bidhya Devi Bhandari
  • Vice President: Nanda Kishor Pun
  • Prime Minister: Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Khumbu Pasang Lhamu municipality, which is home to Mount Everest, has recently banned single-use plastic below: 30 microns
  2. Who is the current Prime minister of Nepal? Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli

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