Extending its support to Nepal’s VNY 2020 tourism campaign, the Nepal Tourism Board, (NTB) Canada has started promoting the tourism year through Canadian city buses.
The campaign was started by the NTB Honorary Representative Nar Bahadur Tondon in collaboration with different organizations across Canada and Nepal.
Mississauga Constituency Parliamentarian Deepak Anand inaugurated the program amidst the presence of Pancha Kanya (five virgin girls).
Speaking at the inaugural event, Anand urged Canadian tourists to visit Nepal as part of the VNY 2020 campaign.
Close to 10 buses running through Mississauga are featuring Nepal’s important tourism destinations, such as Mount Api Saipal, Badimalika, Khaptad area, Lumbini, Mount Everest, Pashupatinath Temple, Pokhara and the image of Nepal’s living goddess Kumari, informed Bimal Sapkota, a campaign supporter and Nepali resident in Canada.
Tondon said that the campaign will be extended to city buses in Brampton, the rest of Mississauga and Toronto and will run for two months.
Canada-Nepal Tourism Culture and Trade Forum, TPN Nepal, Going Nepal and Avenues Khabar Sudurpaschim State Bureau Office are some of the organizations that have supported Nepal Tourism Board to initiate the campaign.
Non-Resident Nepalis in Canada are also garnering support for the campaign. Tondon, himself, has invested more than NPR 1.6 million in the campaign.
Meanwhile, the Nepal Tourism Ministry has started a photo portal #photoNepal to promote Nepal as a popular tourist destination across the globe.