On the occasion of World Tourism Day, ambassadors and diplomats from various nations arrived in Pokhara on Sunday at the invitation of the Gandaki Province government.
At Pokhara Airport, the diplomats were greeted by Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Industry, Commerce, and Supplies Gyanendra Poudel, Chairperson of the Pokhara Tourism Council Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai, and others.
Secretary Poudel stated that the diplomats’ current visit is expected to deliver good sentiments in order to help the tourism industry recover and grow.
The arrival of diplomats, according to Bhattarai, has heightened the excitement among Pokhara’s tourism industry.
The Gandaki Province Government has hosted a dinner reception in honour of the visiting diplomats.
The diplomats will go on a short hike and tour cultural and natural heritage sites in and around Pokhara on Monday.
The diplomats are also expected to attend a street festival in Pokhara on Monday.