The Embassy of Nepal in China organized the Launching Ceremony of ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ (VNY 2020) in Beijing today.
Welcoming the guests, Ambassador of Nepal to China H. E. Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal shed light on the campaign ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’, and invited Chinese tourists to visit Nepal for enjoying the country’s unique touristic attractions in nature, culture and adventure. Recalling President Xi Jinping’s best wishes for the success of Visit Nepal Year 2020 during his State Visit to Nepal in October 2019, Ambassador Paudyal expressed the confidence that the activities to be held this year would help further deepen and expand the people-to-people relations between the two countries.
In her remarks, Executive Vice President of Beijing People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (BPAFFC) Ms. Zhang Qian said that Nepal is emerging as a favorite destination for Chinese tourists, and expressed the hope that Visit Nepal Year 2020 would inspire more and more Chinese people to visit the country for experiencing its unique natural and cultural richness. She assured full support for the efforts in promoting Nepal’s tourism in China and wished VNY 2020 a complete success.
In her speech, Ms. Xu Qing, Goodwill Ambassador for the Promotion of Visit Nepal Year 2020 recalled her recent visit to Nepal and highlighted the immense possibilities of Nepal tourism sector. She urged the Chinese people to visit Nepal for its unparalleled natural beauty, cultural heritage and rich diversity.
Record-making Chinese mountaineers Mr. Xia Boyu and Mr. Sun Yiquan spoke about their experience in climbing Mt. Everest. Likewise, Mr. Xiang Feng and his team talked about their experience in making the acclaimed Chinese movie Up in the Wind. Representatives from the government, diplomatic community, private organizations and business communities, media and Nepali community were among the attendees.The programme featured the welcome dance ‘Kumari’ and other cultural performances and photography exhibitions.
The Deputy Chief of the Mission Mr. Sushil K Lamsal made a presentation on Visit Nepal Year 2020. Nepali food was served to the participants, and souvenirs with the message of Visit Nepal Year 2020 were distributed.
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