Kathmandu: Non-resident Nepal’s (NRNs) and Nepali have planned to demonstrate the logo of ‘the Visit Nepal Year 2020′ campaign on Burj Khalifa and other skyscrapers around the world as decided by the Nepal Government.
The fifth meeting of the Organizing Committee of Visit Nepal Year 2020 held at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA). Members of the organizing committee, chief ministers of different provinces and provincial tourism ministers, among others, were in attendance in the meeting.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Mr. Yogesh Bhattarai said that VNY will be inaugurated in all seven provinces of the country on January 1, whereas the international inauguration is scheduled for January 7 in Nepali embassies and diplomatic missions around the world. Sharing work progress of the campaign, the press that the yearlong campaign was being promoted through different international media outlets.
All provincial assemblies will notify the VNY 2020 Secretariat about their preparations for the inauguration of VNY 2020, decided at the meeting. While inaugurating VNY 2020 on January 1, the federal government has planned to organize a special function at Dasharath Stadium in Tripureshwar. According to the ministry, the yearlong campaign will be inaugurated by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, while Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli is scheduled to address the event.
According to an official of the VNY 2020 Secretariat, the VNY 2020 Secretariat will make promotional collateral available at Tribhuvan International Airport so that students and migrant Nepali workers will take them to the destinations that they are heading to. They will be requested to hand over the souvenir to the head of their colleges or CEOs of their employer organizations.
Including the logo of VNY 2020 in a package of different Nepal-made products decided at the meeting. According to the secretariat, the government will also initiate beautification of public places to provide a pleasing experience for tourists in coordination with different local units.
Tourism ministers from 40 countries were invited by the government to attend the inauguration of the VNY 2020 campaign. It is also organizing a conclave of tourism ministers to discuss pressing issues of the tourism sector.
Minister Bhattarai added-“We have also invited popular celebrities and athletes to attend the inauguration ceremony.”
Chief Minister of Sudurpashchim Province, Mr. Trilochan Bhatta state that the lack of infrastructure will be challenging. He also drew the attention of Minister Bhattarai toward expensive airfare to airports in his province.
Director-General of Department of Immigration, Mr. Ishwar Raj Paudel said preparations were underway to play promotional videos of the VNY 2020 campaign in the in-flight entertainment system of aircraft 15 minutes before the land at TIA.
Source: My Republica