Minister Dev urges Chinese tourists to visit Nepal

Kathmandu, February 2

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev today urged Chinese tourists to visit Nepal.

He was speaking at a Tourism Promotion Seminar organised by the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing. Highlighting the deep civilisational linkages between Nepal and China, Minister Dev called for further strengthening bilateral relations in various sectors of common endeavours for mutual benefits.

In his remarks, Ambassador Leela Mani Paudyal described the various activities organised by the embassy for promoting Nepal’s tourism in China, and laid out the plans for such activities for 2018.

More than 30 participants including the representatives of China National Tourism Administration, World Tourism Alliance, China International Tourism Services, China Youth Travel Services, China Chamber of Tourism, travel and tour operators conducting travel business in Nepal and South Asia, and mediapersons attended the event.

The discussions in the seminar focused on devising innovative programmes targeting the tourism market in China, and identifying the needs of Chinese visitors, said a press release issued by the embassy.