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November 21, 2019

Karnali aims to bring one hundred thousand tourists during VNY 2020

Rara lake
Rara lake of Karnali region. File photo

Kathmandu: Karnali provincial state government aims to bring at least one hundred thousand tourists to its province during the Visit Nepal Year 2020.

The State Minister for industry, tourism, forest, and environment Nanda Budha disclosed it during a press meeting held in Kathmandu Wednesday, RSS reported.

Minister Budha further said that the provincial government has formed 31 member committees and various sub-committees to promote tourism and to implement the successful implementation of the goals of VNY2020 in the Karnali province.

river rafting in karnaliKarnali river rafting: File photo

The main committee formed under the leadership of Minister Budha includes secretaries and chief secretaries of the Ministry of finance and plans, internal affairs and law ministry, chiefs of security units and representatives of tourism entrepreneurs.

Minister Budha also added that since Karnali is affluent with tourism potentialities, the combined efforts of the state government and private agencies will promote the development of the Karnali province.

Phoklsundo Lake
Phoklsundo Lake of Karnali. File Photo

The attractive tourist spots such as Rara lake, Phokshundo, Limi valley, Tripurasundari, Panchakoshi, Sinja, Kakrebihar are the major tourist destinations here.

The assistant coordinator of VNY2020 Raju Karki admitted that the efforts to make worldwide publicity about Karnali tourist destination for the upcoming visit year has not come up to the expectation level.

The provincial government of Karnali has set up all preparations to host a massive cultural exhibition in Surkhet on January 1, 2019, to welcome the VNY2020.

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