Newly appointed Board Members of NTB Executive Committee Mr. Chandra Rijal, Mr. Ngawa Ngima Sherpa and Mr. Krishna Kumar Shah, were welcomed by Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation and NTB Chairman, Mr. Yadav P. Koirala at a program on February 9, 2021, at Nepal Tourism Board. Similarly, Mr. Deepak Mahat, Mr. Awadesh K. Das and Mr. Krishna B. Mahara were given a farewell at the program with an appreciation for their contribution to the development of Nepal’s tourism during their 3-year tenure.
NTB CEO Dr. Dhananjay Regmi apprised the officials on the responsibilities borne and the work carried out by NTB in terms of crisis management and communication, destination visibility, virtual promotion, branding, product development and research in the past year.
President of NATTA Mr. Achyut Guragain, taking a moment at the program welcomed the new Board Members and anticipated the support from Board to the tourism industry in the coming days. Mr. Guragain also stressed and urged everyone to pressurize the government for the tourist visa at the arrival, the opening of borders, relief packages to be provided to the tourism industry etc.
Representatives from the private sector tourism industry and officials of NTB were also present at the welcome and farewell program of the private sector Board Members of NTB.