Kathmandu, November 30
PATA Nepal Chapter organised a felicitation program in honour of Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board and 1st Vice Chairman of PATA Nepal Chapter on 29th November at Bricks Cafe, Kupondole, Lalitpur.
The program organized in recognition of his achievement of Highest IIPT Champions in Challenge Award 2018 from ‘International Institute for Peace through Travel and Tourism’ at International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) in London.
He is the first Nepali to win this award.
At the summit, he was also named Tourism Peace Ambassador and to honour that award PATA Nepal chapter gave him a symbol of peace in the form of a Lord Buddha statue.
PATA Nepal Chapter Chairman Sunil Sakya extended congratulations to Joshi and appreciated his efforts in bringing back the tourism from the crisis phase.
Talking at the event Joshi thanked the entire tourism industry and its stakeholder for their continued collaboration and support. “I was just doing my duty; nothing extra. I am just the face but the recognition is for the entire team and tourism fraternity. I always love to take challenges and challenges have always given fruitful outcome form me”.