KATHMANDU, July 18: The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok and the Honorary Consulate of Nepal in Phuket have jointly organised a Business/Tourism promotion program in Phuket. The event was conducted with the theme "Business Opportunities in Nepal". Thai Government officials from Phuket and a large number of travel agents/tour operators, businessmen, media persons and representatives of Nepali community in Phuket, participated in the program.
Ms Pranee Sakulpipatana, Honorary Consul of Nepal in Phuket, spoke during the program about tourism attractions in Nepal, including Lumbini. She called upon the participants to visit and/or encourage people to visit Nepal and also encouraged to invest in Nepal.
H. E. Ambassador Dr. Khaga Nath Adhikari made a detailed presentation on tourism/trekking opportunities in Nepal. The presentation highlighted about tourism opportunities in Nepal covering nature, culture and adventure and described the trekking scenario and the various available routes.
Mr. Janga Bahadur Gurung, Counsellor/Deputy Chief of Mission, made a presentation on ‘Business Opportunities in Nepal’. He gave a detailed presentation on various areas available for investment in Nepal. He also mentioned the investment friendly environment and legal provisions, as well as various facilities & incentives for investors.
Nepali cultural performances were also presented during the programme. The performances were coordinated by NRNA and Thai Nepali Association, Phuket Branch. Tourism promotion materials provided by Nepal Tourism Board and brochures on Lumbini were distributed among the participants.