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May 30, 2022

Govt allocates 9.38 billion for promotion of tourism

Kathmandu: Nepal government’s finance Minister Janardan Sharma presented an annual budget of Rs 1.793 trillion for the fiscal year 2022/23 which included an estimated budget of 9.38 billion for the promotion of tourism next year.

Presenting his annual budget on Sunday Sharma further said that 330 million has been set aside for the construction of the Great Himalayan Trail.

The budget has also allocated 900 million for a tourism infrastructure development program to be operated in coordination with local units in 216 places across the country.

The budget has also allocated 2.20 billion for taxiway and terminal building at Tribhuvan International Airport to minimize the pressure of the air traffic, while the remaining works at Gautam Buddha International Airport, Bhairahwa will be continued.

The budget also allocates 12.24 billion for aviation infrastructure development. Minister Sharma also said that one million foreign tourists will be welcomed in Nepal next year.

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