KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal Telecom (NTC) has announced free short message service (SMS) for next three days starting from Sunday to aid victims of flood and landslides all over the country. The service will be free up to Tuesday, August 15.
The spokesperson of Nepal Telecom Pratibha Vaidya was hopeful of free service to minimize the loss of resources and destruction of property to some extent and help people in need to communicate with their relatives and close beings without any interruption or basic requirements in demanding situations.
Telephone lines are marred by no connection due to the devastating floods and landslides in last few days. The representatives of Nepal telecom insisted to prioritize on working towards resuming broken lines and disturbed phone networks at respective affected areas in a program held in Kathmandu.