Nepal for all seasons
September 28 , 2013
Different tourism organizations took out a rally in the
morning of September 27 as part of celebrating 24th World Tourism
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
(MoCTCA), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal
(TAAN) along with number of travel trade organizations participated in the
rally that started from Sanchayakosh Building in Thamel and passed through Durbar
Marg, Ghantaghar, Ratna Park, Bhadrakali, Sundhara and New Road Gate before
culminating into a gathering at Basantapur. Participants carried placards and
banners carrying different messages in line with this year’s World Tourism
Day’s theme – Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future.
TAAN President Ramesh Prasad Dhamala, Senior
Vice-President Keshav Pandey, 1st Vice-President Kami Rinji Sherpa, 2nd
Vice-President Kul Bahaudur Gurung, General Secretary Sagar Pandey, Secretary
Pasang Sherpa, Treasurer Gopal Babu Shrestha, Joint-Treasurer Tilak Bahadur
Thapa Magar and Executive Members Dhan Prasad Gurung, Ang Pemba Sherpa, Pasang
Tendi Sherpa, Palsang Tamang, Rajendra Sapkota, Nilhari Bastola, Namaraj Gauli,
Meghanad Timalsina and Gokul Sapkota participated in the rally. Office-bearers
and members of past executive committees, member agencies of TAAN and staffers
of TAAN secretariat also took part in the rally.
Speaking at the gathering, representatives of different
travel trade associations stressed the need to conserve water resources to
promote our tourism industry.
Nepal has been organizing series of programs across the
country to celebrate 34th World Tourism Day since September 26.