KATHMANDU, Nepal- Nepal and India have agreed to work jointly on promotion of tourism in either’s border and across.
A business delegation of tourism and travel trade from Nepal had reached the southern neighbor with the proposal of collective endeavour to boost up the tourism in the region.
In response to Nepal’s proposal, the Indian side agreed for joint promotion of tourists destinations, including Buddhist sites, in third countries.
The Nepali delegation had a meeting with the Indian Tourism Secretary Parvez Dewan and other senior officials of Tourism Ministry and the Ministry agreed to a proposal from the visiting delegation for joint publicity of India and Nepal as tourist destinations in other countries, said an official statement published after the meeting, said Nepal Tourism Board in its statement.
While suggesting joint venture with Nepal in showcasing Himalayan and adventure tourism, the Indian Tourism Ministry has agreed to joint offering of tour packages in third countries by tour operators of both the countries.
According to the statement, the Nepali delegation sought India’s cooperation in the development of Hotel infrastructure in Nepal.
They also suggested joint promotion and development of Buddhist sites in both the countries.