KATHMANDU — The government has declared 2018 as the ‘Tourism Year’ with a confidence to bring in as many as one million tourists in Nepal in the same year.
Presenting a new policies and programs before the Legislature-Parliament on Sunday, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the policies and programs for fiscal year 2016/017 have it that a specific strategy will be devised in view of drawing as many as tourists from the neighboring countries.
Among the programs towards this end includes formulation and implementation of a 10-year national strategic tourism plan underscoring the development of basic infrastructures for tourism promotion.
Also, special promotional programs will be put in place to attract bigger number of tourists from neighboring countries.
The government plans to set up museum in each province in a bid to conserve the historical areas of the respective province.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.