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Published On: August 22, 2022 10:30 AM NPT By: Republica

Singer Arthur Gunn appointed as goodwill ambassador for Nepal Tourism

Singer Arthur Gunn appointed as goodwill ambassador for Nepal Tourism


The Ministry of Culture,Tourism and Civil Aviation has appointed American Idol 2020 first runner-up Dibesh Pokharel (aka Arthur Gunn) as the world goodwill ambassador for Nepal's tourism. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Ram Shrestha announced that Pokharel has been appointed as a world goodwill ambassador at a special function held at the Ministry on Sunday.

According to a statement issued by the Minister for Culture,Tourism and Civil Aviation, Pokharel was honored for making an important contribution to introduce Nepal to the world. Stating that he is happy to announce Pokhrel as the world goodwill ambassador for Nepal's tourism, Minister Shrestha praised him for playing an important role in making Nepal known to the world through his talent.

Born in Ravi Bhawan, Kathmandu, Pokharel, who went to the US in 2014 to pursue higher education, became popular with his strong presence on the stage of 'American Idol 2020'. Minister Shrestha said that new talents in various fields have succeeded in giving Nepal a new identity in the world.

Pokhrel said that he will play a role in the promotion of various religious sites including Pashupatinath, Muktinath, the highest peak Mount Everest, Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha and  Janakpur, the birthplace of Sita and other natural and cultural heritages in Nepal, which is full of natural beauty, biological and cultural diversity, 

After being appointed as the world goodwill ambassador, Pokharel pledged to help promote Nepal's tourism and culture through his music.

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