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November 24, 2019

Xu Qing visiting Nepal to promote VNY-2020

Xu Qing shaking hands with Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai
Xu Qing shaking hands with Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai: File photo

Kathmandu: Chinse actress Xu Qing, the Nepalese goodwill ambassador for the Visit Nepal Year 2020 (VNY2020) is visiting Nepal in the first week of December 2019 to promote VNY 2020 in China.

According to VNY 2020 secretariat in Kathmandu, world-famous Chinese actress Xu Qing will visit Nepal along with some of her Chinese film counterparts to observe the situation in Nepal to make plans as to how to further promote Nepal’s tourism among the Chinese nationals.

“She will Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Pokhara and Bardiya National Park and is slated to take pictures and few videos to promote Nepal among Chinese nationals,” said Program Coordinator at VNY 2020 Secretariat Bishwambhar Ghimire.

Suraj Vaidhya handing over Certificate of recognition to Xu Qing
Suraj Vaidhya handing over Certificate of recognition to Xu Qing: File Photo

Xu will be staying in Kathmandu and will visit Chitwan’s Saurah where she will take some pictures and videos in a couple of days after which she will move to Lumbini and Bardiya National Park to prepare her publicity materials, said Ghimire.

Xu will also be visiting Pokhara for three days to observe various tourist destinations there so that she could make some more publicity materials about Pokhara too.

Xu was appointed as a goodwill ambassador for VNY 2020 in October 2019. She has over 15 million followers in Chinese social media.

It may be recalled that the Nepal government had declared to bring at least 2 million tourists in the VNY 2020. Similarly, Nepal has appointed goodwill ambassadors to other countries like Japan, Korea, Sweden, France, UK, Germany, Thailand, Bangladesh, and Hongkong too.

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