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     Sun Nov 28 2021
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Consuls bring into relief issues hindering efforts to promote tourism



28 Aug, Kathmandu : The Nepali Consuls General on Sunday vowed support for promoting Nepal’s tourism in the international market.

At an interaction programme on ‘Consuls’ Role in Nepal’s Tourism’ held by Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) here, the participating envoys noted the lack of accessibility of flight services, political instability and Nepal’s negative publicity as impacting the arrival of tourists.

In bringing forth the weaknesses dogging the effort for promoting tourism, the consuls stressed on need for a joint effort for needed remedies.

Nepal’s Consul for Belgium, Ang Chiring Sherpa, said that although his prime duty constituted the responsibility to maintain bilateral relations, overseeing exchanges of culture and enhancing trade, he had been providing information on the country’s natural beauty, adventure trekking and unparalleled tourism heritages.

Nepal’s Consul General for Portugal, Rajendra Khetan, suggested formation of a team for coordination with the foreign embassies. He also insisted on boosting the activities of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

On the occasion, Sri Ram Lamichane, Consul General for Luxembourg, underlined the need for divulging timely information on facts related to Nepal in the backdrop of ‘travel advisory’ that the foreign countries issues against Nepal.

TAAN Chairman Chandra Prasad Risal called on the consuls to give importance to tourism sector. He also spoke of the need for increased publicity on trekking and adventure tourism in Nepal.

At the programme, Nepal’s Consul for Chile Basanta Mishra, Consul General Dinesh Shrestha for Malta and Karan Vaidya for Ukraine termed tourism industry as an ‘economic backbone’ that brings more fruit in minimal investment. They argued for collaboration between the government and the private sector in developing the industry.


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