International Tourism Expo Concludes in Kathmandu

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International Tourism Expo Concludes in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The Nepal International Tourism Expo, organized in Kathmandu with the aim of promoting tourism at the international level, concluded on Saturday. The two-day fair organized by Summit Events Markets with the support of Nepal Tourism Board and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), had started on Friday.    
Sunita Dangol, Deputy Mayor of KMC, said during the closing ceremony of the fair that the continuation of such programmes is necessary for the promotion of tourism in Nepal.    
She further promised that the KMC will always support and help in the promotion of heritage and tourist areas in Kathmandu. Dangol asked the participants of the fair to go to their respective countries and inform them about the tourism destinations of Nepal.    
Vice chair of Nepal Tourism Board Ram Prasad Sapkota mentioned that the fair helped to promote Nepal's tourism in the international market. He said that the efforts of the private sector have been commendable.    
The tourism expo also had the participation of Malaysia Tourism Board and Bihar Tourism Board of India. There were stalls of 150 tourism enterprises from 16 countries.    
The managing director of Summit Events Markets, Bishnu Pandey informed that more than five thousand people attended the two-day expo. A group discussion related to tourism promotion was held at the fair. With the successful completion of the first expo organized by the private sector, the organizers have also announced that the second edition will be held on May 30 and 31 next year. -- RSS


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