KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Bhanubhakta Dhakal has directed the authorities concerned to complete the construction of the projects of national pride under the ministry within the stipulated time.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Bhanubhakta Dhakal has urged tourism entrepreneurs to resolve their problems through dialogue. He said that it is not necessary to put pressure on the government by agitating for the work that can be done through the implementation of policies and rules.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal has lost about 72 percent of passengers in the international sector till November compared to the corresponding period of 2019. As COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, the country’s aviation industry remained closed for about six months causing the industry to lose 65 percent of passengers in the domestic sector.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to immediately expedite the purchase plan of aircraft for domestic flights to provide services to the people living in mountain and remote areas. Minister Bhattarai made the directives to the state-owned airlines at a joint meeting with executive chairman and departmental heads of the NAC on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has asked Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) to prepare infrastructures to accommodate at least 500,000 tourists around the Kathmandu valley.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has formed a three-member task force to study the proposed master plan of the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) in detail and prepare a final report based on the opinions and suggestions of the local stakeholders.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the employees who do not comply with their job requirements properly will be “politely removed from their positions.”
KATHMANDU, June 17: The construction of Chuhan Danda Airport has been prioritized not because it is the hometown of Prime Minister K P Oli but because this place has played a very important role in the country’s struggle for establishing democracy, said Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, on the behalf of the government, laid a wreath on the life-size statue of Prithivi Narayan Shah in front of Singha Durbar on the occasion of 298th birth anniversary of Shah here today.
Social media is sharply divided over a video that has been making rounds on social media since Saturday evening. A Buddha Air flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu was delayed due to Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai, claim the passengers onboard the aircraft.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has apprised Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba of his year-long action plan and Visit Nepal Year-2020.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: In what can been seen as a crackdown on errant liaison officers (LOs) attached to mountaineering expeditions, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has announced that it is to disqualify some LOs for life for not fulfilling their assigned responsibilities.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed authorities to develop Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal's only international airport, as a boutique airport and inaugurate it at the beginning of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has vowed to provide utmost support for the Khas museum to be constructed at Sinja Rural Municipality in Jumla district.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The government has formed a task force to study problems plaguing the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and suggest measures to bring about improvements in the ailing national flag carrier.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) has requested the government to operate Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) round the clock for bringing more tourists to the country.
POKHARA, Feb 28: Residents of Kaski district remember Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari for his warm and cheerful personality. Following his untimely demise in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, locals said he will always be remembered as a much-loved leader who touched the heart of youths and the older generation alike.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari heartily accepted to come to our weekly Frontline live show on January 30. He came to our office at around 6:30 pm for the 7 pm live show. The show focused on wide-body aircraft procurement scam, fake rescue claims and other aviation issues. Those who watched the program only wanted to hear the minister talk about the wide-body investigations. Minister Adhikari promised to bring out the truth of the wide-body purchase in two-three months.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari has said that all paperwork and other preliminary works for Nijgadh International Airport (NIA) will be completed within three months, and the construction will commence immediately afterwards.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has denied his involvement in irregularities in procurement of two wide-body jets by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).