Round Table International assembly begins

Published On: August 31, 2016 10:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

625 delegates from 44 countries participating in the event

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Round Table International World Meeting (RTIWM) 2016 has begun in Kathmandu. 

The four-day event was inaugurated by Inspector General of Nepal Police Upendra Kanta Aryal. 

"It is a great pleasure to us that RTIWM is being held in Nepal this year. The RTIWM is being attended by more than 625 participants of 44 countries," Amit Agrawal, president of Round Table Nepal (RTN), said, adding: "We are optimistic that Nepal's tourism will be promoted globally through hundreds of foreign participants. We will organize visits to all these visiting people to different tourism destination of the country." 

Informing that RTN has designed four tour packages for international participants, Agrawal said: "More than 90 percent of participants are from European Union (EU) nations. The meeting is crucial to promote Nepal's tourism as returnees of the event will contribute a lot to brand Nepal's tourism in their respective countries."

The international event is also being supported by Nepal Tourism Board.
Started from England in 1927, the RTI is a non-religious, non-political club of young entrepreneurs. The RTI today has 34,000 members in 60 countries, including Nepal. 
In Nepal, RTN was established in 1999 and is comprised of young entrepreneurs from 18 years to 45 years. The organization has been helping to promote education sector in Nepal with the slogan-Freedom through Education. 

According to RTN, it has built 340 classrooms in 34 different schools across the country. "Specialty of Round Table is that we don't allocate for administrative cost. We spend project's money completely in the project," Agrawal said. 


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