Kohima: The Nagaland home department on Monday notified a blanket ban on both domestic and international tourists into the state in order to prevent and control the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and as a measure of abundant caution.
An office memorandum (OM) dated March 16, issued by chief secretary Temjen Toy, said that in the interest of the public, issue of fresh/new Inner Line Permits (ILP) for tourists (domestic/foreigners) and all other categories shall remain suspended with immediate effect until further notice.
The entry of any foreigner or domestic tourist shall be barred in the state of Nagaland from March 18 onwards till further notice.
Meanwhile, the state government also ordered a closure of all educational institutions (elementary/secondary/higher secondary/college/universities) both government and private institutions with effect from March 17, which will remain in force till April 12.
Non-essential official gatherings such as seminars, workshops, conferences, are to be deferred during this period, with exception to the ongoing board/university examinations.
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