Foreign envoys and diplomats taking part in ‘hiking’
September 27, 2021 11:45 AM NPT
GANDAKI, Sept 27: Envoys from various 11 countries are taking part in the programs organized in Pokhara on the occasion of World Tourism Day this year.
Chairperson of Pokhara Tourism Council Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai shared that the diplomats who have arrived in Pokhara at the formal invitation of Gandaki Province Government are attending several programs on the occasion of World Tourism Day.
According to the scheduled program, the diplomats are participating in a short-distance hike from Kaskikot to Naudanda this morning.
After hiking, the guests would observe the Pokhara International Mountain Museum and Davis Fall in the noon, Bhattarai informed. As per the program schedule, the diplomats would take joy of boating in the Phewa lake and observe the offering of worship at Taal Barahi in the evening.
On the same occasion, they are set to take part in cultural programs, promotional exhibitions and street festivals showcasing peculiar Nepali and other continental foods.
The host has also planned to welcome the foreign tourists coming to Pokhara via the first flight and road transport means on the occasion of World Tourism Day. This is so far the first time that foreign diplomats are being made part of several programs organized to mark the World Tourism Day.
Secretary of Gandaki Province Ministry of Tourism, Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Gyanednra Poudel said the visit of foreign diplomats is seen as a crucial event to send a positive message to the global community.