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Image Namaste Campaign launched to attract tourists

Kathmandu: Namaste Campaign, a drive to promote tourism in the country at the international level, kicked off  under the slogan – ‘Atithi Devo Bhawah’ or 'Guests are God'. 

The campaign was launched by the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), and other organisations active in the tourism sector.

Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Parshuram Tamang , inaugurating  the campaign , said  the campaign would play an important role in providing information on Nepal’s tourism attractions in the international arena. 

NRNA vice-president Bhawan Bhatta said the campaign would be continuously run with the objective of bringing in 1.6 million tourists into the country until 2018. 

The campaign started from Lumbini, Pokhara and Chitwan besides Kathmandu and will be extended to other districts in future.


April 2017

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