Purnima Fair kicks off in Lumbini

April 19, 2019 18:57 pm

RUPANDEHI, April 19: The Purnima Fair kicked off at the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini, today. Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality Mayor Manmohan Chaudhary inaugurated the three-day fair organized on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 20: More than 1 million tourists have visited Lumbini in the first 10 months of 2018. "Our records show that until October end this year, around 1.1 million tourists have visited Mayadevi Temple of Lumbini," said Hari Dhwaj Rai, information officer of Lumbini Development Trust. "Of them, 892,361 were domestic tourists while 132,182 were Indian nationals and 123,939 were from third countries."

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Myanmar President Win Myint will be visiting Lumbini Wednesday. Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, Province 5 Governor Uma Kantha Jha and Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel will welcome President Myint at the Lumbini Helipad.