Published: Saturday 04 July 2015

With a rapidly expanding fleet of vehicles, Kathmandu faces a serious environmental problem, thanks to the growing air pollution. According to a recent report by the Urban Air Quality Management Strategy, a World Bank and UN under- taking, if the pollution remains unchecked, the economic cost of pro- ductivity lost due to health problems will escalate.

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