Kathmandu, May 28
Culture and Tourism Secretary Suresh Adhikari has expressed the commitment to providing necessary support for bilateral tourism development between Nepal and Egypt.
During a discussion between the travel and tour operators of both countries held in Cairo, Egypt, he said that the government was ready for the development and expansion of the tourism sector, which is a priority sector for the country’s development.
Likewise, Nepali ambassador to Egypt, Sushil Kumar Lamsal, said there was huge potential for partnership in the tourism sector between the two countries that have ancient civilisations adorned with cultural and natural beauty.
The general manager of Egypt Tourism Authority, Ahmed Ali, said that the authority was willing to welcome Nepali travel agents on an informational tour.
The senior manager of the Nepal Tourism Board, Sunil Sharma, and the general secretary of the Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents, Kumar Mani Thapaliya, made a presentation on Nepal’s tourism sector and Nepal-Egypt’s bilateral tourism development potential.
More than 20 representatives of travel and tour companies from Nepal and Egypt took part in the programme.