Kathmandu, 18 Nov 2014: Over 1,000 national and foreign media persons have applied to get press accreditation for covering the near-coming 18th SAARC Summit.
According to the Department of Information, that accredits local and foreign journalists covering the regional jamboree, press accreditation has already been developed for 660 media persons including 384 Nepali journalists till 4:00 pm on Tuesday.
So far, press passes of 97 Indian, 89 Bangladeshi, 17 Afghani, two Bhutanese, six Pakistani, four Sri Lankan and six Maldivian journalists have been prepared.
Likewise, two for Chinese, one for German, five British, one Italian, four Japanese, one North Korean, one Norwegian, one Spanish, four Thai and two US journalists are getting their press pass for reporting the 18th SAARC Summit.
The journalists would be allowed to go for reporting at main venue of the 18th SAARC Summit (City Hall), Media Center in Hotel Radisson, Soaltee Hotel, Singhadurbar and Tribhuvan International Airport, according to the Department.