Kathmandu: Nepal government is all set to make the grand launching of the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign on January 1, 2020, at Rangsala auditorium with a special program, while Nepal’s foreign embassies are to host the same ceremony on January 7, amidst various cultural functions.
According to government sources, an official invitation has been sent to at least 31 tourism ministers of foreign countries to be present in the grand inaugural ceremony while ten tourism ministers of foreign countries have confirmed their participation in the inaugural ceremony.
Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari will inaugurate the grand ceremony while Premier Khadga Prasad Oli will be addressing the mammoth gathering of the grand ceremony in Kathmandu which comprises march past and cultural glimpses.
Nepal’s Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai has called upon all concerned to make this grand ceremony a major success. The inaugural program is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Ministers Bhattarai also informed that the government is preparing to declare the year 2020 to 2030 as the tourism decade.
Visit Nepal 2020 is expected to bring at least 2 million tourists in the country. The visit year 2020 is also expected to see media persons from at least 40 countries which include India, China, Bangladesh, and Europe among others. National Coordinator for Visit Nepal 2020 Mr. Suraj Vaidya divulged that this launching ceremony of visit Nepal 2020 is going to be the second grand international function after Sout Asian Games held in Kathmandu. Vaidya also said that at least 10 million rupees will be spent on the grand inaugural ceremony of the Visit Year 2020 (RSS).
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