World Tourism Day being observed today
KATHMANDU: The 44th World Tourism Day is being observed in Nepal by organizing several programs today.
On the occasion, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal Tourism Board, Department of Tourism and leading organizations of the tourism sector are celebrating the day with several activities.
With the slogan ‘Tourism and Green Investment’, the World Tourism Day is being observed in Nepal, the ministry said.
In order to mark the day in a fanfare, the 44th World Tourism Day Main Function Committee has been formed under the premiership of Minister for Tourism Sudan Kiranti.
According to the Ministry Spokesperson Rajendra Kumar KC, the tourism minister will welcome foreign tourists arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport through the first flight at 6 am today.
Likewise, a morning rally will be held from Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur to Mangalbazaar at 7.30 am.
A formal program will be organized in the Patan Durbar area.
At the program jointly organized 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 honored today.
The World Tourism Day is being marked on September 27 every year with a slogan ‘Promoting Accessible Tourism for All’.