Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities and associations affiliated have determined to engage in the commencement of Visit Nepal Year 2020 on Wednesday at Dasharath Stadium showcasing their corresponding ethnic identity.
As many as 59 associations affiliated to the federation have shown commitment to actively assist the yearlong tourism promotional campaign, a statement published by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation announced on Sunday said.
As per the statement, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, held a meeting on Sunday with office-bearers of the federation at the ministry. Conversing at the meeting, he urged all indigenous nationalities for their effective participation to support VNY 2020.
Further conversing at the meeting, JagatBaram, chairman of the federation, ensured active participation of indigenous nationalities to make VNY 2020 a grand success. Asserting that the main base of Nepal’s tourism is nature and culture, Baram said rich culture and tradition of several ethnic groups and indigenous nationalities can help grab more tourists to the country.
He also said that the federation and its units across the country as well as in foreign countries will involve actively in VNY 2020.