Monday, October 8, 2018

NRNA to organise Tourism Promotion Year 2019

Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has announced to celebrate 2019 as Tourism Promotion Year for Nepal as a complimentary initiative to the government’s announcement of celebrating Visit Nepal Year 2020. The Visit Nepal Year 2020 has targeted to host 2 million tourists in 2020.
The NRNA plans to conduct promotional campaigns in 80 countries across the world in 2019 as part of its initiative. Organising a press meet in the capital today, president of NRNA Bhaban Bhatta announced to organise promotional campaigns in countries where Nepalis are currently residing.
Bhatta said that the promotional campaign would support the government’s plan of Visit Nepal Year 2020. "Nepalis reside all over the world these days,” he said, adding that the NRNs have initiated the campaign to support the government to achieve its target of hosting 2 million tourists in 2020.
NRNA will help promote Nepal and send tourists from abroad by coordinating with Nepali representatives in the respective countries, he said committing to continue ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ (guests are gods) campaign organised by the NRNA. "The NRNs have also started 'Namaste campaign' to greet tourists visiting Nepal, and ‘Tin Jana Sathi Lai Nepal Pathau’ (send three friends to Nepal) campaign to motivate Nepalis residing abroad.
Chief executive officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Deepak Raj Joshi, speaking on the occasion, said that the board is always ready to collaborate with the NRNA for the enhancement of Nepali tourism industry.

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