KATHMANDU, July 22: Yogesh Bhattarai, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, has directed his staff to submit the progress of their performance agreement within a week.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the hotel business in the country will resume at the earliest.

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 8: The construction of new airports will be carried out only if they meet one of three important criteria, according to Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Nepal Airlines’ RA 4171 aircraft has left for Guangzhou, China to bring necessary medical equipment at 12:31 pm on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has said the government has been working for the overall development of Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of the Buddha and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has directed the officials of his ministry to form an action team to study the impact of coronavirus on tourism industry and identify measures that need to be taken to address them.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the world should be informed about the fact that Nepal is free from the dark shadow of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Preparations are on to celebrate Mahashivaratri in a special manner on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year 2020. Different organisations have started cleaning different places in Pashupati area at the request of the Pashupati Area Development Trust for the same

DANG, Jan 24: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has inspected Tarigaun based domestic airport on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai stressed the need to spread the message to the world that mountains of Nepal are safe and clean.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has said the time has come to stop the departure of intellectual human resource from the country. The capital flight is also a worrying concern, he stressed.

MELBOURNE, Jan 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai urged Nepali authorities to send at least 100,000 Australian tourists to Nepal during the Visit Year 2020.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has faced a barrage of criticism on social media for his “ill-timed” visit to Australia to promote the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign, when as the country is reeling under one of the worst crisis in its history due to the massive wildfires.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Minister for culture, tourism and civil aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the government will demarcate boundaries for the construction of Nijgadh International  Airport that is proposed to be built in Bara.

LONDON, Nov 4: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the works of national pride projects have been executed faster than expected.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that most of the airports in the tarai region are ready to operate during night.

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The 16-kilometer road was scheduled to be completed by Fiscal Year 2015/16

ILAM, Sept 25: The much-hyped Visit Nepal 2020 is just three months away but most of the roads leading to major tourist destinations are yet to be repaired. The situation is not different in Province 1, which boasts of having over two dozen tourist destinations.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has drawn the attention of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to solve the problem of plane holding.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Events after Saturday evening in Nepalgunj, where Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai was shouted at by passengers onboard Buddha Air flight to Kathmandu, have suddenly escalated.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Airline Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has said that it was saddened by indecent behavior of some passengers toward Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai on board an aircraft due to some delay caused by the minister’s busy schedule.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Tourism Minister Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has apologized for causing a flight delay and inconvenience to passengers on Saturday.

KAILALI, Sept 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has stressed the need for all-side support to make the Visit Nepal Year 2020 successful.

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LALITPUR, Sept 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has termed Lalitpur as a living museum of arts and culture.

Acting deaf n dumb

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New tourism minister has come up with list of tasks he wishes to get done before Visit Nepal Year 2020. But he has left out many aspects

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai said that the ministry has initiated the task of adding facilities in the domestic airports across the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai on Wednesday said Nijgadh International Airport would be constructed in the same location as suggested by a study relating to the project. The location for the project would not change whatsoever, he said

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai made public his one-year work plan amid a press conference on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has said that problem of flight disruption at Taplejung-based Suketar airport would be resolved soon.

BHAKTAPUR, August 12: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has opined for developing the Doleshwar area as a model tourist destination.

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KATHMANDU, August 1: Newly appointed minister for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai said that he will resign if he fails to live up to people's expectations.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Prime Minister KP Oli on Wednesday appointed the party's youth leader Yogesh Bhattarai as Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, honoring his own promise to make him cabinet colleague during the parliamentary election campaign some two years ago.

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KATHMANDU, July 31: Newly appointed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai took oaths of office and secrecy on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Yogesh Bhattarai, an emerging leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, is all set to be appointed as the tourism minister.