September 27: The 44th World Tourism Day is being observed in Nepal by organizing various programmes today.
On the occasion, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal Tourism Board, Department of Tourism and leading organizations of tourism sector are celebrating the day with several activities.
The ministry said that the World Tourism Day is being observed in Nepal with the slogan 'Tourism and Green Investment'.
In order to mark the day in a grand manner, the government has formed the 44th World Tourism Day Main Function Committee under the chairmanship of Minister for Tourism Sudan Kiranti.
According to the Ministry Spokesperson Rajendra Kumar KC, the Tourism Minister welcomed foreign tourists who arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport through the first flight at 6.00 am this morning.
Likewise, a morning procession was held from Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur to Mangalbazaar at 7.30 am today. A formal programme is being organized in Patan Durbar area on the occasion jointly by the Ministry of Tourism and Lalitpur Metropolis. Organizations earning higher foreign currency and individuals and institutions making contributions to the tourism sector will be honoured today.
The World Tourism Day is being marked on September 27 every year with the slogan 'Promoting Accessible Tourism for All'. -- RSS