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4th Nepal-Tibet tourism meet concludes

September 16, 2010

Nepal News
September 16, 2010

The 4th meeting of Nepal-Tibet (China) Joint
Tourism Coordination Committee concluded
successfully on September 14, in Lhasa, Tibet.

The two-day long meeting was participated by the
Nepali delegation led by Laxman P. Bhattarai,
joint secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and
Civil Aviation (MoTCA) and China's Tibet led by
Ba Zhu, director general of Tourism Bureau of T.A.R. China.

According to a press release issued by Nepal
Tourism Board (NTB) on Wednesday, Tibet has
agreed on many issues raised by the Nepali delegation.

Nepal-Tibet have signed a memorandum of
understanding (MoU) on  the operation of buses,
promoting Nepal Tourism Year 2011(NTY-2011) in
Tibet through media and hoarding boards at major
crossroads, allowing regular Nepali helicopter
and charter services in Mansoravor area,
providing Tibet visa to international tourists
from Nepal and operating more Chinese airlines in
between Lhasa-Kathmandu, among others. Both the
governments have also agreed to work closely
through respective diplomatic channels to execute
all these issues expediently, the press release stated.

The Tibetan side has also assured that they would
do their best to achieve the target of NTY-2011 from their part.

The next round of meeting is scheduled to be held
in November in Kathamndu next year during NTY 2011.
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