JWG agrees to promote inter-country tourism infrastructures

Published On: July 6, 2018 08:11 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, July 6: The 2nd Meeting of Joint Working Group Meeting (JWG) on Tourism Cooperation between India and Nepal held on Friday agreed to build infrastrructures to promote inter-country tourism. 

Nepali delegation was led by Mr. Ghanashyam Upadhyaya, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Government of Nepal while the Indian delegation was led by Suman Billa, joint secretary (Tourism), Government of India.

In the meeting, both the sides agreed to improve critical tourism enabling infrastructures such as overland road connectivity, further streamline of scheduled bus route operations including luxury bus coaches.

The Indian side agreed to extend all possible cooperation in the domain of human resource development in tourism and hospitality sectors through intake of Nepali professionals in professional courses in Indian universities, regular exchange of experts and academia.

 The next meeting would be held in New Delhi at a date convenient to both sides.

 


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