Nepal is the nearest, safest destination for Bangladeshi visitors
A Monitor Report
17 Jul, 2017 |
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Prof Dr Chop Lal Bhusal, Ambassador of Nepal, presenting Regent Airways airticket to the winner of a raffle draw at "Pokhara-Nepal Promotional," hosted by Regent Airways is association with Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) at Hotel Quality Inn in the city on July 9
DHAKA: We are in the same lap of Mother Nature. Geographically Nepal and Bangladesh complement each other and is the nearest and safest destination for all Bangladeshi visitors. For all categories of tourists Nepal is the first and best place to visit in the world.
Prof Dr Chop Lal Bhusal, Ambassador of Nepal, said this while addressing travel professionals of the two countries at "Pokhara-Nepal Promotio-nal," hosted by Regent Airways is association with Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) at Hotel Quality Inn in the city on July 9.
The Bay of Bengal and the Himalayas are the main pillars of existence of South Asian livelihood. All major rivers originate from the Himalaya. Every South Asian lives life of the Himalayas and Bay of Bengal. Therefore, any challenges in Himalayan eco- system create serious climatic threats in entire South Asia, Prof Bhusal opined.
Dhan B Oli, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Nepal, Dilli Prasad Gautam, President, NATTA Pokhara, Rafeuzzaman, Vice President Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh, Kedar Nath Sharma, President, Pokhara Tour Council, Nepal, Hanif Zakaria, Chief Commercial Officer, Regent Airways and tour operators from two countries were present.
The Ambassador said, having 44 per cent of land covered by natural jungle, Nepal is the house of so many species of birds, mammals, butterflies, endangered animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, black buck, one-horned Rhinos. Nepal offers almost 25 per cent of its land for conservation areas.
Nepal hosts the major portion of the Himalayan range having eight tallest peaks among 11 in the world, including the Mount Everest. It's geography challenges to the adventurers. Nepal's richness in cultural and historical heritage makes the visitors happy with majestic architecture and uniqueness of its crafts. Hospitality of Nepalese people makes every visitor addicted to visit Nepal again and again.
He said, having more than 100 ethnic groups with different language and culture, Nepal is a living cultural museum. Similarly with three different climatic zones in Nepal it offers all type of climatic experiences to the visitors including sub tropical, mountainous to Himalayan freezing cold within the 200 kms of its span.
Pokhara, naturally blessed valley of Nepal has all the cultural and natural ingredients to amuse and satisfy its guests. It serves all local ethnic cuisines together with the world renowned food chains in Pokhara. This is the place equipped to serve its guests with diverse interests and physical conditions throughout the year, he said.
Prof. Dr. Chop Lal Bhusal called upon the tourism sector professionals to be more innovative while promoting tourism in both countries. He urged them to develop packages for all categories of visitors like adventurers, cultural, business, educational, natural treatment or pleasure trip for senior citizens or honeymoon couples.