Source: Agencies

Source: Agencies

KATHMANDU: To promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011 within the diplomatic community in Nepal, NTY-2011 secretariat and Nepal Tourism Board officials
jointly held a programme here to keep diplomats abreast of NTY-2011, its vision, target and objectives.
Envoys Rakesh Sood from
India, Andrey Leonivich
Trofimov from the Russian Federation, Imtiaz Ahmed from Bangladesh, Ilankonav Kolandavelu from Malaysia, Tatsuo Mizuno from Japan, Eduardo Lechuga Jimenez of the European Commission, head of the Canadian Cooperation Office-Nepal and director of SAARC secretariat lent their presence.
In the briefing session, NTY 2011 program implementation committee coordinator Yogendra Shakya briefed them about tourist arrivals from different countries in 2009 and the target of tourist arrival that NTY-2011 has set for 2011.
January of 2011 is the grand inaugural. Shakya told them that the NTY secretariat would like to invite Ministers from South Asia and Southeast Asia for the inaugural ceremony.