Inaugural of Visit Nepal 2020 international in Sydney
Kathmandu: Visit Nepal Year- 2020 has been inaugurated internationally from Sydney, Australia. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai and New South Wales State Parliament’s Speaker Jonathan O’Dea inaugurated it amidst a program today.
Opposition leaders and county representatives wished for the success of the Visit Nepal Year. On the occasion, Minister Bhattarai expressed sorrow over the losses caused by the massive bushfire in Australia.
Stating that Nepal and Nepali people were with Australia in this hour of grief, he called on the Nepali diplomatic mission and Nepali community there to extend helping hand to the affected.
Nepali community present on the occasion collected monetary assistance for the support of bushfire survivors and also observed silence and candlelit vigil for some time.
A rally, the part of the inauguration program, was held from the Custom House based in Circular Quay to the Opera House. Over 100 people including Minister Bhattarai, Nepal’s Ambassador for Australia, Mahesh Raj Dahal, consular Deepak Khadka and Chandra Yonjan joined the rally, upon reaching in front of the Opera House, was requested by the Australian security forces, not to take commercial banners with them.
Following the request, the group reached the famous arts center without banners. Meanwhile, the tourism minster’s private secretariat has criticized media reports about the event. It claimed that news claiming that the program faced obstruction was far beyond the fact and called upon all not to be misled by such reports (RSS).
Foreign countries devoid of Nepali embassies are to inaugurate Nepal Visit 2020 with the support of Non -Resident Nepalese on Tuesday.
At the national level, the Visit Nepal 2020 was launched on January 1, 2020, amidst a massive program held at Rangasala stadium in Kathmandu which was formally inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Seven Chief Ministers had also wished for successful culmination of the Visit Year 2020 campaign.
Nepal government intends to bring at least 2 million tourists in the country during 2020 for which promotional activities at both national and international levels are going on (RSS).
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