'Bird Watching Training for Trekking Guides' concludes


7th Feb, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Feb-7: 'Bird Watching Training for Trekking Guides' organized by Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) concluded Monday.

[caption id="attachment_3513" align="alignnone" width="876"]Bird Watching Training for Trekking Guides 1 Photo: Rajendra Gurung[/caption]

The training was conducted by instructors from the BCN. While theoretical classes were conducted at Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) Secretariat in Maligaun, the organizers arranged birding tours in Taudaha of Kathmandu and Phulchowki hills of Lalitpur to give practical birding knowledge to the participants, according to a statement issued by TAAN.

TAAN General Secretary Karna Bahadur Lama handed over certificate of participation to all the participants.

“We need quality workforce for quality tourism. This training is our efforts to develop and promote quality tourism in the country,” Lama said.
Shital Chandra Dharel, coordinator of TAAN's Training & HR Department, said that the training was TAAN’s another initiative to enhance professionalism of trekking guides.

Earlier inaugurating the training, TAAN President Chandra Prasad Rijal requested the participants to make optimum use of the training for career development.

[caption id="attachment_3512" align="alignnone" width="960"]TAAN-Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN)-tourism-board-tmail-nepal Photo: Rajendra Gurung[/caption]