Credentials presented by Ambassador Dawa Futi Sherpa to the UNWTO- Secretary General
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to Spain Dawa Futi Sherpa presented her credentials to the Secretary-General of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili on Tuesday.
Submitting the credentials, Sherpa conveyed Nepal’s full support to UNWTO and emphasised the significant role of the organisation to revamp the global tourism sector affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambassador Sherpa also appreciated Secretary-General Pololikashvili’s vision for the ‘restart and rethink’ of tourism, expressing its relevance to Nepal.
Congratulating Ambassador Sherpa on being accredited to UNWTO, Pololikashvili expressed his satisfaction with which UNWTO was able to carry out its activities in Nepal. He also assured of UNWTO’s continued assistance to Nepal in different areas of tourism.
The two also discussed various potential collaborative areas between the Embassy of Nepal in Madrid and the UNWTO to promote Nepal as a tourism destination.
Chief of Member Relations of UNWTO Beka Jakeli, Director of Regional Department for Asia and the Pacific of UNWTO Harry Hwang and Second Secretary from the Embassy of Nepal in Madrid Arjun Adhikari were also present at the ceremony.