The Embassy of Nepal in Seoul, Korea organized a one-day seminar on â€œNepal: a Land of Culture, Nature and Adventureâ€ with the objective of promoting Nepali tourism in Korea. Mr. Raja Ram Bartaula, Charge dâ€™ Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Nepal in Seoul, presenting Nepal in the slides highlighted the prominent features of the Nepalese tourism with exotic destinations and products and requested the participants representing from the travel and tour operators to develop the specific Nepal-centric tourism packages according to the taste of the Korean travelers. Underscoring the importance of Lumbini, the birthplace of Shakyamuni Buddha, as a centre of peace, Mr. Bartaula said that the Government of Nepal has declared Visit Lumbini Year 2012 for the development of Lumbini and attract many visitors.
In order to make the success of Visit Lumbini Year, he also requested the Korean tour operators to lure more visitors in Lumbini.
Ven. Nabin Bajracharya, welcomed all the participants and wished for the success of the seminar. In his welcome remarks, he said that a Buddhist must pay a visit of Lumbini in his or her life time. Dr. Lee In-Jeong, President of Korea-Nepal Friendship Association and Alpine Federation of Korea gave the congratulatory remarks and called on the stakeholders to promote the fascinating Nepalese Cultures, Nature and adventures in Korea.
The Seminar was attended by representatives of the travel and tour, airline operators and tourism entrepreneurs.
Embassy of Nepal
February 28, 2012
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