Agreement between Yeti Airlines and UNDP on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals


14th Jan, 2022 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Jan 14: An agreement has been reached between the Yeti Airlines and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

The agreement was signed between the Yeti Airlines and UNDP at a function in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

The agreement was signed by Anoj Rimal, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yeti Airlines and Ayshanie Labe, Resident Representative for Nepal.of UNDP Nepal.

Speaking on the occasion, Rimal, CEO of Yeti Airlines, said that Nepal has been working with UNDP on climate change, health, education and tourism from 2017.

He said that Yeti Airlines have been working in collaboration with UNDP by giving more priority to the field of environment.

The agreement will provide additional support to the airline for technical, various training to work in the field of environment, said CEO Rimal. He said that the agreement was reached to make the work of planting saplings, garbage collection of Sagarmatha and increasing tourism more effective.

CEO Rimal said, "We have been working with UNDP on climate change and education, health and tourism promotion from 2017. As Nepal has the largest network of airlines, UNDP will be promoted, but the work it has done will be effective, so the airlines have been cooperating.

Airlines have been flying to Karnali and also to accessible and remote places. He said that the airlines have also signed an agreement with UNDP to do some new work in the field of environment.

‘Yeti Airlines have come to be known as Carbon Newton Airlines. We are striving for it this year too. The airline has been working on environmental sanitation and garbage collection from 2016, 'he said. The agreement will provide additional support to the airline for technical, various training to work in the field of environment. An agreement has been reached to make the work of planting the already grown mattress, garbage collection of Sagarmatha and increasing tourism more effective.

Similarly, Ayshanie Labe,  Resident Representative of UNDP Nepal, said that the agreement with Yeti Airlines was not new. She said that we have been working in the field of environment continuously since 2017.

She said the agreement would play an important role in sustainable conservation and development of the environment to reduce carbon emissions. Chief Labe said he was happy to have signed an agreement with Yeti Airlines to do more work in the field of environment.

She said that an agreement has been reached to plant 50,000 saplings and manage the waste of Everest and promote tourism.

Chief Labe said, "The agreement with Yeti Airlines is not new. We have been continuously working in the field of environment since 2017. We are happy to have an agreement with Yeti Airlines to do more work in the field of environment. The agreement includes an agreement to plant 50,000 saplings and manage Everest's waste and promote tourism.

Yeti Airlines had been campaigning to plant a sapling before the Corona pandemic. But the campaign has been halted due to the Corona pandemic. The airline has so far planted more than 273,000 saplings in various places.