ACAP celebrates World Tourism Day 2016 at the Birethanti Check Post

World Tourism Day 2016 has been celebrated in the Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) yesterday.

Two tourists from Germany were welcomed at Birethanti by the team from NTNC-ACAP to mark the 37th World Tourism Day with tika offerings and a Dhaka topi along with a photo frame each as souvenir.

The formal opening of the exhibition program was conducted with a welcome speech by Ms. Jagan Suba Gurung (Sr. Gender Development Assistant of NTNC-ACAP). While the objective and significance of celebrating the occasion was highlighted by Ms. Rashmi Acharya (Tourism Officer, NTNC-ACAP), Mr. Bidur Bikram Kuinkel (Officer in charge at ACAP Ghandruk) briefed the event around the day’s program.

The celebrations finally concluded through a speech by Mr. Dil Bahadur Neupane (Chairperson of Tourism Management Sub committee, Birethanti).

During the occasion a flurry of excited tourists (making entry into as well as on the exit) befriended the exhibition that hosted a total of 32 photos of the Annapurna Region.

Thanks to Bikhyat Sherchan, Information Officer of ACAP for the information.