1st Far West Regional Tourism Fair Concluded in Dhangadi

Posted on Feb 24, 2013 by TravelNews under News and Events

Tags: Dhangadi

With objective of promoting domestic tourism, Nepal Tourism Board organized 1st Far West Tourism Fair in Dhangadi from 15-17th Feb 2013. All districts from Far West, Tourism  Associations like TAAN, NATTA, VITOF, NGO working in Tourism in Far West, Handicraft Association and Private Tourism Company Participated in the three day progamme.

Adjoining districts of Far West Region of Nepal Bardiya also participated the fair. Other destinations which were  featured in the fair were Nagarkot, Kathmandu Valley Cultural Trail and Bhada Home Stay.

Mr. Lila Bahadur Baniya, Officiating Director, Nepal Tourism Board  and Coordinator of the Fair highlighted the objectives of the fair. 
Chief Guest Honorable Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Post Bahadur Bogati inaugurated the fair. Speaking on the occasion he said Government has given high priority for the tourism development in Far West Region.  Mr. Ganesh Raj Shah (Member of National Planning Commission), special guest of the programme highlighted the TOURISM VISION 2020.

Different local culture programme was performed by local artist and destination promotion documentaries were screened during the 3 days events.

Networking meeting was conducted in the second day of the event for  district participants, representative from SOTTA (who were in exposure visit to Far Western Region) and tourism business entrepreneurs from Dhangadi. To make rickshaw pullers more hospitable, a training progarmme on “Tourism and Hospitality” was conducted.

During the closing progarmme of the event Joint Secretary of MoCTCA Mr. Bal Krishna Ghimire distributed certificate and token of appreciation to the participants of the fair, volunteers and other supporter organization.

Same kind of 1st Mid West Regional Tourism Fair is going to take place in Nepalgung from 8-10th March  2013.

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