Kathmandu: Plans are in the offing to start a direct flights from India’s town of Dehradun to Kathmandu according to a Nepalese delegation that visited Indian counterparts recently to initiate formal talks with officials of Uttarkhand state of India to materialize the plans in a bid to explore tourism opportunities in India and Nepal, an online edition of Times of India reported Friday.
The Nepalese and Indian delegates met at a function of Himalayan Tourism Samman held in the Uttrakhand tourism department and Chamber of Commerce recently.
The Nepali delegation is led by Nepal Tourism Board Mani Raj Lamichhane and Indian team led by Narendra Sing Kawiriyal.
Both Indian and Nepalese sides reported having extensively discussed the ways to explore and promote mountain biking, trekking, adventure sports, rafting besides promoting religious pilgrimage and cultural tourism both in Nepal and India.
Detailed reports are yet to trickle in.
Minister Shrestha said at a press conference organized by the Samajwadi Press Organization…