Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel has said tourism development of Pokhara city should be advanced with the idea of Greater Pokhara.
Inaugurating the 22nd Annual General Assembly of Pokhara Tourism Council here Thursday, he said tourism sector’s development should be carried out with the concept of Greater Pokhara adding that tourism was the foundation for the Gandaki Province’s prosperity.
Pokharel also voiced the idea of declaring Pokhara as the capital city of tourism.
Likewise, Gandaki Provincial Assembly member Rajiv Pahari said he would make efforts for the tourism-friendly act by amending the gaps in the existing act passed by the Gandaki Province.
Similarly, Chief District Officer (CDO) of Kaski Jaya Narayan Acharya shared that the administration has left no stone unturned to maintain law and order in the city since assurance of peace and security was vital for tourism sector.
Member of Nepal Tourism Board Madan Acharya, Chairman of Pokhara Tourism Council Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai, founding Chairman of Council Ashok Palikhe and others expressed their views on the tourism potential of Pokhara.
Meanwhile, RSS Pokhara correspondent Jamuna Barsha Sharma has been felicitated for making contributions to the tourism sector of Pokhara through the media. She was provided with Rs 15,000 in cash.