KATHMANDU, Nepal–The government is formulating Tourism Development Strategy for the overall development of the tourism sector. The strategy is being drafted and will be implemented in foreign countries through economic diplomacy, according Tourism Ministry.
The strategy to be unveiled soon will be implemented in two phases. First phase to be launched from 2014 to 2018 will be focused on diversification and improvement while the second phase will be launched from 2019 to 2023
Nepal has been officially open for international tourism since 1951 and the sector today is an important employer.
Thousands of foreign tourists visit country which is endowed with rich resources, including the Himalayas as a leading attraction and a wide range of cultural heritage sites.