Visit Nepal Year 2020 event kicks off in Seoul

KATHMANDU: The much-awaited Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign has been launched in Seoul of South Korea, on Wednesday, Korea Tour and Trekking Operators Association of Nepal (KTTOAN) said in a press statement.

Issuing a press release today, KTTOAN said, the event was organised by Visit Nepal Year 2020 Secretariat in co-operation with Nepal Embassy in Korea, Nepal Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Speaking at the event, Suraj Vaidya, National Programme Coordinator of VNY 2020 highlighted the objective of the event and emphasised on new tourism products and adventure activities for the year 2020, as per the statement.

Likewise, Ram Singh Thapa, Charge'd' Affairs, Embassy of Nepal in Korea and Oh Young Hoon, Member of Parliament, Vice-chairman of Korea-Nepal Parliamentary Friendship Committee also highlighted on the importance of the VNY 2020.

On the occasion, Captain Um Hong Gil and Van Sang San were recognised as Tourism Goodwill Ambassadors for their contribution in promoting Nepal as a touristic destination in the South Asia region, as mentioned in the statement.

Amar Shahi, President of the Korea Tour and Trekking Operators Association of Nepal (KTTOAN) said, "The organisation was committed to promote Nepal as a touristic destination among Korean people and provide them quality service and safety."