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In Nepal’s capital, piles of garbage put off tourists and residents

 June 14, 2022  

KATHMANDU, June 9 (Reuters) – British tourist Richard McSorley walked past a stinking heap of garbage in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Thursday, reminiscing the much cleaner temple-studded city he had visited decades ago for the first time.

“If I was a new tourist I would be disgusted,” the 48-year-old told Reuters, pointing to a pile of trash by the side of a street in Kathmandu, where the government is keen to draw more tourists after the country’s cash-strapped economy was battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more at Reuters